Immuno-Oncology | Specialty

Pembrolizumab Significantly Improves EFS as Neoadjuvant, Adjuvant Therapy in High-Risk, Early-Stage TNBC

May 13th 2021

Neoadjuvant pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy followed by adjuvant pembrolizumab monotherapy resulted in a significant improvement in event-free survival and pathologic complete response vs neoadjuvant chemotherapy alone in patients with high-risk, early-stage triple-negative breast cancer.

Off-the-Shelf Immunotherapy ADXS-504 Under Evaluation in Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer

May 12th 2021

Columbia University Irving Medical Center will partner with Advaxis, Inc. to fund a phase 1 clinical trial that seeks to examine the novel off-the-shelf neoantigen immunotherapy agent ADXS-504 in patients with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer.

Building Off the Success Seen With Immunotherapy Strategies in NSCLC

May 7th 2021

Erminia Massarelli, MD, MS, PhD, shares key updates in immunotherapy and targeted treatment for patients with NSCLC

Future of SCLC Treatment Lies in Innovative Immunotherapy Combos

May 6th 2021

The phase 3 IMpower133 trial, which examined atezolizumab plus platinum-based chemotherapy and etoposide in patients with untreated extensive-stage small cell lung cancer helped lay the foundation for the exploration of other novel immunotherapy combinations.

FDA Grants Priority Review to Pembrolizumab/Lenvatinib for Advanced RCC and Endometrial Carcinoma

May 6th 2021

The FDA has granted priority review to applications that are seeking 2 approvals of pembrolizumab in combination with lenvatinib in advanced renal cell carcinoma and advanced endometrial carcinoma.

Dr. Osipov on the Role of Combination Immunotherapy Across Multiple Tumor Types

April 30th 2021

Arsen Osipov, MD, discusses the role of combination immunotherapy across multiple tumor types.

FDA Panel Supports Atezolizumab/Nab-Paclitaxel Combo for PD-L1+ Metastatic TNBC

April 27th 2021

The FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 7 to 2 in support of maintaining the indication of atezolizumab in combination with nab-paclitaxel as a treatment for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer whose tumors are PD-L1 positive.

ODAC Hearings on 6 Immunotherapy Indications Set to Begin

April 26th 2021

The FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee is poised to move forward this week with a public review of 6 indications for immune checkpoint inhibitors granted under the agency’s accelerated approval process that later failed to reach thresholds for statistical significance for key end points in confirmatory clinical trials.

Entering an Era of Immunotherapy-Based Combinations for Metastatic RCC

April 18th 2021

The frontline treatment landscape of renal cell carcinoma is exploding with immunotherapy-based options.

Accelerating Advances in NSCLC Underscore the Importance of Accessibility

April 16th 2021

Jacob Sands, MD, discussed current approaches to the treatment of patients with early-stage and locally advanced non–small cell lung cancer.