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December 2nd 2022
The FDA has issued a complete response letter to the biologics license application seeking the approval of 131I-omburtamab for the treatment of pediatric patients with central nervous system/leptomeningeal metastases from neuroblastoma.
Lutetium-177-FAP-2286 produced preliminary evidence of antitumor activity with a manageable safety profile in patients with advanced or metastatic solid tumors, according to data from the phase 1/2 LuMIERE trial.
For the first time, the American Society for Radiation Oncology has issued recommendations on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients with IDH-mutant grade 2 and grade 3 diffuse glioma, including oligodendroglioma and astrocytoma.
CV-01, Alpheus Medical’s novel sonodynamic therapy delivery platform, has received orphan drug and fast track designations from the FDA for the treatment of patients with recurrent glioblastoma.
The FDA has placed a partial clinical hold on the phase 1/2 NUV-422-02 trial evaluating the selective small molecule CDK2/4/6 inhibitor NUV-422 in patients with solid tumors such as high-grade glioma, hormone receptor–positive advanced breast cancer, and metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
The FDA has granted an orphan drug designation to paxalisib for use as a potential therapeutic option for patients with atypical rhabdoid and teratoid tumors, a rare and highly aggressive pediatric brain cancer.
The combination of dabrafenib plus trametinib demonstrated a significant improvement in overall response rate, clinical benefit rate, and progression-free survival and fewer grade 3 or greater adverse effects and discontinuations vs carboplatin and vincristine in pediatric patients with low-grade glioma harboring a BRAF V600 mutation.
The combination of the humanized anti-GD2 antibody naxitamab-gqgk, irinotecan, temozolomide, and sargramostim met its primary end point for objective response rate in patients with chemoresistant high-risk neuroblastoma.