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Liver injury can occur within 2 weeks of starting therapy with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, although it can also be seen as late as 2 months, describes Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD, making vigilance key for proper mitigation of this adverse event.
Comprehensive discussion on the real-world applications of first-line lenvatinib therapy in advanced HCC followed by its potential in combination with TACE.
Expert oncologists take a look at clinical trial data as they pertain to prevalent first-line systemic therapy options in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
Focused discussion on chemotherapy treatment options commonplace in patients with advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancers.
The accelerated approval of the FGFR inhibitor futibatinib on September 30, 2022, has expanded options for previously treated adult patients with unresectable, locally advanced, or metastatic intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma FGFR2 fusions or rearrangements.1
Shifting their focus to the advanced disease setting, panelists provide a comprehensive overview on systemic treatment modalities used in biliary tract cancers.
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.
Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD, describes the hepatotoxicity commonly seen with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and how to monitor and detect it with aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine transaminase (ALT).
Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD, describes the common adverse events associated with each type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), which are specific to the targets hit by that TKI and commonly include fatigue and hepatotoxicity.
Do-Youn Oh, MD, PhD, highlights the nuances of the TOPAZ-1 trial data that signal new pathways forward for investigative efforts in advanced biliary tract cancers.
In the context of the first patient profile, expert panelists consider which factors play into their selection of first-line systemic agents in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
Focusing on the first patient profile of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, Andrea Casadei-Gardini, MD, reviews his selection and use of first-line lenvatinib therapy.
John L. Marshall, MD, provides an overview of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and discusses several key updates to the treatment landscape, including putting data in the context of the treatment algorithm.
Shared practical advice on the management of toxicities associated with antibody drug conjugate therapy in both the breast cancer and GI cancer settings.
Before closing out their discussion on HER2+ gastric cancer, experts review clinical trials investigating other novel ADC agents in this setting.
Representatives from Elevar Therapeutics and the FDA held a positive pre–new drug application meeting to discuss the combination of rivoceranib and camrelizumab as a potential therapeutic option for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.