Kristie L. Kahl


Biomarkers May Predict Outcomes Following De-Escalated Neoadjuvant T-DM1 in HR+/HER2+ Early Breast Cancer

September 20th 2021

Baseline tumor immunogenicity may be associated with higher pathologic complete response rates and favorable outcomes in hormone receptor-positive, HER2-positive early stage breast cancer when comparing de-escalated neoadjuvant ado-trastuzumab emtansine with or without endocrine therapy, vs trastuzumab plus endocrine therapy.

Sunitinib Elicits Improved Efficacy Vs Placebo in Malignant Pheochromocytoma/Paragangliomas

September 20th 2021

First-line sunitinib was found to improve efficacy compared with placebo in patients with malignant pheochromocytoma and paragangliomas.

18F-DCFPyL Could Become a Key Diagnostic Tool for Biochemical Recurrence in Prostate Cancer

September 13th 2021

18F-DCFPyL, a PET prostate specific membrane antigen targeting agent, demonstrated statistically significant potential in detecting biochemical recurrence in men with prostate cancer.

Avelumab Plus BCG Induction Shows Favorable Tolerability in BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC

September 13th 2021

The addition of avelumab to Bacillus Calmette-Guerin induction therapy appeared to be safe and well tolerated in patients with BCG-unresponsive non–muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Avapritinib Elicits Clinical Activity in Chinese Patients With PDGFRA D842V+ GIST

July 4th 2021

Avapritinib demonstrated encouraging clinical activity in Chinese patients with PDGFRA D842V–mutant gastrointestinal stromal in a bridging study of the NAVIGATOR trial.

Lenvatinib Treatment Can Continue in Unresectable HCC With Child–Pugh Class-B Liver Function

July 1st 2021

Lenvatinib can continue to be administered in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma that has Child-Pugh class B liver function, as they experienced a similar tumor size reduction as their Child-Pugh class A counterparts in a post-hoc analysis of the phase 3 REFLECT trial.

Cilta-Cel Induces Deep, Durable Responses in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

June 13th 2021

Ciltacabtagene autoleucel continued to yield early, deep, and durable responses after longer follow-up in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Daratumumab Plus Standard of Care Continues to Improve Survival in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

June 12th 2021

The addition of daratumumab to lenalidomide and dexamethasone continued to reduced the risk of death by 32% compared with Rd alone in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma who are transplant ineligible after almost 5 years of follow-up.

Lenalidomide/Rituximab Continues to Improve PFS in iNHL, MCL

June 11th 2021

The combination of lenalidomide and rituximab continued to improve progression-free survival with durable outcomes and a manageable safety profile in patients with indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas and mantle cell lymphomas.

Teclistamab Demonstrates Encouraging Efficacy, Safety at the RP2D in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

June 8th 2021

Treatment with teclistamab, administered subcutaneously at a dose of 1500 µg/kg once weekly, led to a high response rate and an encouraging safety profile in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Fracture Risk Reduced With BPAs During Radium-223/Enzalutamide Treatment in mCRPC

June 8th 2021

Bone-protecting agents utilized during treatment with radium-223 plus enzalutamide reduced the risk for fractures in men with asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

C-CAR039 Demonstrates Promising Efficacy, Safety in Relapsed/Refractory B-NHL

June 8th 2021

The second-generation 4-1BB bi-specific CAR T-cell therapy C-CAR039 improved response rates and showed favorable safety in patients with relapsed/refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Tivozanib Doubles DOR Vs Sorafenib in mRCC

June 4th 2021

Tivozanib led to a more than doubled median duration of response compared with sorafenib in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Ide-Cel Demonstrates Durable Responses in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

June 4th 2021

The CAR T-cell therapy idecabtagene vicleucel continues to demonstrate improved survival among heavily pretreated patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Adjuvant Chemotherapy Fails to Improve PFS and OS in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

June 3rd 2021

The administration of adjuvant carboplatin and paclitaxel following standard cisplatin-based chemoradiation failed to demonstrate an improvement in progression-free survival or overall survival in women with locally advanced cervical cancer, according to findings from the phase 3 OUTBACK trial.

Pembrolizumab Demonstrates Robust Activity in Advanced and Recurrent/Metastatic CSCC

April 11th 2021

Single-agent pembrolizumab yielded robust antitumor activity in patients with locally advanced or recurrent/metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Olaparib/Cediranib Fails to Significantly Improve PFS Over Cediranib Alone in Advanced Endometrial Cancer

March 22nd 2021

Although the combination of olaparib and cediranib showcased modest efficacy over cediranib alone in patients with recurrent, metastatic or persistent endometrial cancer, the difference was not statistically significant.

PSMA-Targeted Agent Shows Potential Utility in Identifying Relapsed Prostate Cancer

February 12th 2021

February 12, 2021 - The novel prostate specific membrane antigen–targeted radiopharmaceutical for PET imaging technique, 18F-DCFPyL, demonstrated potential in identifying occult prostate cancer and more accurately characterizing disease burden.

Stem Cell Recipients Develop Robust Immunity Against SARS-CoV2 and Common Human Coronaviruses

February 8th 2021

February 8, 2021 - These findings may have implications for patients with hematologic malignancies, suggesting the development of protective memory against SARS-CoV2 and non-SARS human coronaviruses.

Pembrolizumab Continues to Improve Survival in PD-L1–Positive Advanced NSCLC

January 28th 2021

January 28, 2021 - Pembrolizumab continued to demonstrate a clinically meaningful improvement in overall and progression-free survival, compared with docetaxel, in patients with previously treated, PD-L1–positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer after more than 5 years of follow-up.