Jason Harris


Emerging Therapies May Offer Fresh Options for TP53-Mutated MDS

January 13th 2021

Two novel treatments options may shake up the landscape for treating patients with myelodysplasia syndrome.

Brexucabtagene Autoleucel Provides New Option for Patients With R/R MCL

January 8th 2021

Brexucabtagene autoleucel induced durable response in patients with relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma, according to findings from the phase 2 ZUMA-2 trial, leading to an FDA approval for use in this patient population on July 24, 2020.

Next-Generation Cytotoxic Therapy Moves Forward in mCRPC

January 7th 2021

VERU-111, a next-generation form of chemotherapy, has shown promising signs of efficacy as a treatment option for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer whose disease has progressed while receiving androgen receptor–targeting therapy.

Vopratelimab/JTX-4014 to be Evaluated in Phase 2 Study for Immunotherapy-Naïve NSCLC

December 17th 2020

December 17, 2020 - Jounce Therapeutics will evaluate its lead agent vopratelimab in combination with the anti–PD-1 monoclonal antibody JTX-4014, in patients with non-small cell lung cancer who have not received immunotherapy.

ctDNA Emerges as a Biomarker for Response, Outcomes in High-Risk Early Breast Cancer

December 11th 2020

December 11, 2020 - The presence of circulating tumor DNA following neoadjuvant chemotherapy with or without pembrolizumab was a biomarker for response and distant recurrence-free survival in patients with high-risk early-stage breast cancer.

IGM-2323 Shrinks Tumors in Advanced B Cell Malignancies

December 6th 2020

December 6, 2020 - The bispecific IgM antibody IGM-2323 shrank tumors in 9 of 14 patients with CD20-positive, relapsed/refractory non-Hodgkin lymphomas in preliminary results from a phase 1 clinical trial presented at the 2020 ASH Annual Meeting

Momelotinib Sustains Long-Term Survival in Patients With Myelofibrosis

December 5th 2020

December 5, 2020 - Momelotinib improved overall survival and sustained efficacy outcomes in patients with intermediate- or high-risk myelofibrosis.

Osimertinib Plus Chemotherapy Is Well Tolerated in Frontline EGFR+ NSCLC

November 20th 2020

November 20, 2020 - Osimertinib in combination with platinum plus pemetrexed was well tolerated in patients with previously untreated EGFR-mutated advanced non–small cell lung cancer.

PVSRIPO Shows Promising Antitumor Activity in Refractory Melanoma

November 14th 2020

November 14, 2020 – Treatment with the novel intratumoral immuotherapy agent PVSRIPO resulted in an overall response rate of 33% among all patients with anti–PD-1 refractory melanoma.

Cancer Research May Pave the Way for Treating Severe COVID-19

November 11th 2020

Miriam Merad, MD, PhD, discusses how her explorations of the role of inflammation in patients with cancer translated into critical insights for patients with COVID-19.