Jessica Hergert


Talazoparib Plus Carboplatin Induces Synergistic Activity in Multiple TNBC Cell Lines

April 12th 2021

The combination of the PARP inhibitor talazoparib and carboplatin demonstrated synergistic activity in 7 cell lines of triple-negative breast cancer, with greater DNA damage and cell death observed in PARP inhibitor–resistant cell lines and at lower concentrations of talazoparib when combined with carboplatin.

Seribantumab Induces Tumor Regression in NRG1 Fusion+ GI Cancer Mouse Models

April 11th 2021

Seribantumab demonstrated efficacy in reducing tumor growth in preclinical models of NRG1 fusion–positive gastrointestinal cancers, suggesting that the use of seribantumab as monotherapy could have clinical utility in treating patients with GI and other NRG1 fusion–driven cancers.

Weight-Based Dosing With Narsoplimab Is Recommended in HSCT-TMA

April 7th 2021

Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic modeling of the investigational MASP-2 inhibitor narsoplimab supported a weight-based dosing method for patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplant–associated thrombotic microangiopathy.

Lurbinectedin Approval Ignites a Spark for Precision Medicine in Small Cell Lung Cancer

April 7th 2021

Nisha A. Mohindra, MD, discusses the integration of lurbinectedin into the small cell lung cancer paradigm and remaining questions regarding future therapeutic directions.

Mitigating Peripheral Neuropathy Is Still Focus of Ongoing Research in Hodgkin Lymphoma

April 7th 2021

Mendel Goldfinger, MD, discusses some of the key points of the ECHELON-1 trial data.

PARP Inhibitors Could Help Craft Better Personalized Medicine in Prostate Cancer

April 7th 2021

Tanya Dorff, MD, discusses how the FDA approvals of olaparib and rucaparib have paved the way for additional research with PARP inhibitors in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Ongoing Research Is Slated to Optimize Sequencing With Current Standards in Pancreatic Cancer

April 4th 2021

Optimizing first- and second-line therapy, understanding the role of maintenance therapy for patients with BRCA-positive disease, and developing improved therapeutic options for elderly patients has become a priority for research in metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Narsoplimab Inhibits C5b-9 and Thrombus Formation in HSCT/BMT-TMA

April 2nd 2021

The addition of narsoplimab to human serum significantly inhibited the formation of C5b-9 and platelet thrombi on human microvascular endothelial cells in 3 patients with acute hematopoietic stem cell transplant – or bone marrow transplant –associated thrombotic microangiopathy.

Simplified Geriatric Assessment Validated as OS Predictor in Elderly Patients With DLBCL

April 2nd 2021

A simplified geriatric assessment offers a validated objective tool to assess fitness status and should be considered the new Elderly Prognostic Index standard to predict overall survival in older patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

OncLive® Takes a Look Back at Most Listened Podcasts of 2020

April 1st 2021

Digital media, now more than ever, has become a primary platform for communication, and in 2020, the production of the OncLive® podcast, OncLive On Air™, was put into overdrive to bring practicing oncologists exclusive biweekly interviews, discussions, and insights from leading experts in cancer care.