Dylann Cohn-Emery


Nivolumab/Cabozantinib Combo Yields Efficacy Regardless of Prior Nephrectomy in in RCC

September 17th 2021

Nivolumab and cabozantinib demonstrated significant benefits in progression-free survival and objective response rate for patients with renal cell carcinoma regardless of whether they had a prior nephrectomy.

Challenges Remain in Treatment of Accelerated Phase Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

September 10th 2021

Treating patients with accelerated phase myeloproliferative neoplasm is an ongoing therapeutic challenge, due to the lack of standard treatment approaches, according to an expert.

Future of PV Treatments Centers Around More Tailored Approaches

September 9th 2021

Future treatment approaches for patients with polycythemia vera (PV) should center around adapting therapy using the available criteria, and eventually finding new targets.

HER2 Positivity at Diagnosis Shows Better PFS Benefit With HER2-Based Therapies Vs Negative Status in Breast Cancer

July 12th 2021

The median progression-free survival benefit experienced by patients with metastatic breast cancer who were HER2 positive at initial diagnosis and who were receiving standard HER2-directed therapies proved to be more favorable than what was reported in those who were HER2 negative and switched to HER2 positive status.

Tislelizumab, TTF Studies Poised to Address HCC Questions

July 2nd 2021

The optimal sequence of therapies in the second- or later-line settings for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma remains unclear.

Adagrasib/Cetuximab Combo in KRAS G12C+ CRC Under Exploration

July 1st 2021

The combination of adagrasib and cetuximab is being investigated in patients with previously treated, advanced, KRAS G12C–mutant colorectal cancer in the international, phase 3 KRYSTAL-10 study.

Neoadjuvant Pertuzumab Plus Trastuzumab/Nab-Paclitaxel Achieves 64% pCR With Less Toxicity in HER2+ Breast Cancer

June 6th 2021

Pertuzumab plus trastuzumab, and nab-paclitaxel used as neoadjuvant therapy in patients with HER2-positive locally advanced breast cancer induced a pathologic complete response similar to that achieved with docetaxel, carboplatin, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab, with less treatment-related toxicities.

Pralsetinib Elicits Durable Anti-Tumor Effects in RET Fusion+ Solid Tumors

June 5th 2021

Pralsetinib demonstrated robust and durable anti-tumor activity, as well as a tolerable safety profile, in heavily pretreated patients with multiple RET fusion–positive advanced solid tumors.

CLN-081 Elicits Encouraging Efficacy and Safety in EGFR Exon 20–Positive NSCLC

June 4th 2021

CLN-081 demonstrated promising preliminary antitumor activity and an acceptable safety profile across all doses tested in patients with previously treated non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring EGFR exon 20 insertion mutations.

Maintenance Olaparib Maintains PFS Benefit at 5 Years in Ovarian Cancer

March 21st 2021

Maintenance olaparib showcased progression-free survival benefit in almost half of the patients with ovarian cancer vs 21% of those who received placebo, including consistent benefit in high- and low-risk patients.

Tivozanib Reduces Symptomatic Burden and Toxicity in RCC

February 12th 2021

February 12, 2021 - Tivozanib led to a significantly greater quality-adjusted time without symptoms of disease and toxicity as third- or fourth-line therapy versus sorafenib in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Larotrectinib Elicits Early Clinical Activity in NTRK Fusion–Positive Lung Cancer

February 2nd 2021

February 2, 2021 — Larotrectinib was found to elicit high response rates, durable responses, and to extend survival benefit in patients with advanced lung cancer whose tumors harbor an NTRK gene fusion, including those with central nervous system metastases.

Single-Agent Lenvatinib Shows Real-World Efficacy in Frontline HCC

January 16th 2021

January 16, 2021 - Lenvatinib monotherapy was found to be effective in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States.

CTC Count Possible Biomarker for Using HER2-Directed Therapy in MBC

December 10th 2020

December 10, 2020 - Favorable outcomes after treatment with the HER2-directed lapatinib were indicated by early declines in circulating tumor cell counts in patients with metastatic breast cancer who initially had HER2-negative primary tumors but positive HER2 CTCs.

Encouraging Efficacy Shown With Luspatercept in MDS/MPN-RS-T

December 7th 2020

December 7, 2020 — Findings from the MEDALIST trial demonstrated encouraging clinical efficacy, as well as a tolerable safety profile, with luspatercept among patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloproliferative neoplasms with ring sideroblasts and thrombocytosis.

Cilta-Cel Improves HRQoL in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

December 6th 2020

Ciltacabtagene autoleucel was found to elicit clinically meaningful improvements in health-related quality of life in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma, and this benefit may become even more pronounced as responses to treatment deepen over time, according to data from the CARTITUDE-1 study presented during the 2020 ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition.

DREAMM-6 Data Set the Stage for Further Study of Belantamab Mafodotin–Based Triplet in Myeloma

December 6th 2020

December 5, 2020 - The addition of belantamab mafodotin to bortezomib and dexamethasone elicited high response rates and a suitable safety profile in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

Anti-ICOS Antibody MEDI-570 Elicits Durable Responses in Relapsed/Refractory T-cell Lymphomas

December 5th 2020

The anti-inducible T-cell co-stimulator monoclonal antibody MEDI-570 showed clinical activity with durable responses, as well as acceptable safety and tolerability in patients with relapsed/refractory angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma and peripheral T-cell lymphoma.

Clinical Activity, Safety of Modified Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Dose in RCC Confirm Best Practices

November 7th 2020

A modified dosing schedule of frontline nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yervoy) compared with the standard dose showed no differences in responses or safety in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, according to results of the CheckMate-920 trial.

Patient Outcomes Support Cabazitaxel Over Standard in mCRPC

July 14th 2020

Findings from a preplanned analysis of the phase 4 CARD study demonstrated superior patient-reported outcomes with cabazitaxel in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who received prior docetaxel and androgen receptor targeted therapy versus alternative AR-targeted treatment options.