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Vanessa Caceres

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Experts Discuss Immunotherapy's Potential in Neuro-Oncology

November 17th 2014

Immunotherapy's promise as well as its challenges as a treatment for patients with brain cancer was the focus of a plenary session held November 15 at the Society of Neuro-Oncology's (SNO) 2014 Annual Meeting in Miami Beach.

Oncolytic Virus Shows Early Promise in Glioma

November 17th 2014

The oncolytic virus Delta-24-RGD can infect, replicate, and kill glioma cells in patients, according to phase I research presented at the 2014 Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Annual Meeting in Miami.

Survival Improvement With NovoTTF Leads to Early End of Phase III Trial

November 16th 2014

Use of the NovoTTF system along with adjuvant temozolomide led to longer progression-free survival and overall survival in patients with glioblastoma.

Rindopepimut Leads to Improved PFS in Compassionate Use Study

November 16th 2014

The vaccine rindopepimut appears to help PFS and OS in patients with epidermal growth factor receptor variant III mutation in glioblastoma-a patient group with traditionally poor outcomes.

Ceritinib Effective in Patients With Brain Metastases

November 15th 2014

The next-generation ALK inhibitor ceritinib showed clinically significant antitumor activity in patients with ALK-rearranged NSCLC, including those with brain metastases.

Rindopepimut Plus Bevacizumab Shows Prolonged Survival in Recurrent Glioblastoma

November 15th 2014

The vaccine rindopepimut plus bevacizumab induced tumor regression in a subset of patients with recurrent glioblastoma.

Adding Lomustine to Bevacizumab Improves Outcomes in Recurrent Glioblastoma

November 14th 2014

The combination of bevacizumab and lomustine showed superior efficacy compared with either agent alone in patients with recurrent glioblastoma, warranting further study.

PCV Chemotherapy Plus Radiation Improves Survival in Low-Grade Glioma

November 14th 2014

The combination of radiation therapy with procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine prolonged OS and PFS compared with radiation therapy alone in grade 2 glioma.

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