Genitourinary Cancers | Specialty

Cabozantinib/Nivolumab Combo Approved in Europe for Advanced RCC

March 31st 2021

The European Commission has approved the combination of cabozantinib plus nivolumab for use as a frontline treatment in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

Frontline Treatment Approaches for Favorable-Risk mRCC

March 31st 2021

Current treatment approaches that can be used to treat favorable-risk metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the first-line setting and implications for individualizing therapy despite guidance provided by the IMDC criteria.

Treatment Advances for Frontline mRCC

March 31st 2021

Bradley A. McGregor, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, reacts to the emergence of new treatment gaps associated with novel combination regimens as first-line therapy for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

NCCN Updates Guidelines to Include Tivozanib as Recommended Regimen in Clear Cell RCC

March 30th 2021

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has updated its Clinical Practice Guidelines to include tivozanib as a recommended regimen for subsequent therapy in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

EU Panel Recommends Updated Label for Pembrolizumab in Select Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

March 30th 2021

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has adopted a positive opinion in favor of recommending that the label for pembrolizumab in Europe be updated to include findings from the phase 3 KEYNOTE-361 trial.

Adjuvant Nivolumab Takes Step Toward EU Approval in Muscle-Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma

March 29th 2021

The European Medicines Agency has validated its type II variation application for nivolumab as an adjuvant treatment for patients with surgically resected, high-risk muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma.

EMA Accepts Application for Enfortumab Vedotin in Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

March 26th 2021

The European Medicines Agency has accepted a marketing authorization application for enfortumab vedotin-ejfv for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who have previously received a PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitor and a platinum-containing chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant or adjuvant, locally advanced or metastatic setting.

FDA Grants 2 Breakthrough Device Designations to Signatera MRD Test

March 24th 2021

The FDA has granted 2 breakthrough device designations to cover new intended uses of the Signatera molecular residual disease test developed by Natera, Inc.

Dr. Kamat on the Process of Meeting BCG Needs in Bladder Cancer

March 23rd 2021

Ashish M. Kamat, MD, discusses the process of meeting the needs for TICE Bacillus Calmette–Guérin in the treatment of patients with bladder cancer.

Checkpoint Inhibition Makes Way Into NCCN Urothelial Cancer Guidelines in Maintenance and Second-Line Setting

March 20th 2021

Immunotherapy is now incorporated into National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines as maintenance therapy and in a sequencing strategy for the treatment of patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma and in the setting of superficial UC-carcinoma in situ with prior intravesical therapy.