AACR Annual Meeting | Conference

Neoadjuvant Chemoimmunotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

April 13th 2022

The addition of durvalumab and tremelimumab to chemotherapy led to encouraging responses and a suitable safety profile as neoadjuvant therapy in patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to findings from the phase 2 KGOG 3046.

SOT101 Plus Pembrolizumab Elicits Encouraging Efficacy in Advanced Solid Tumors

April 13th 2022

The addition of SOT101, an interleukin-2/IL-15 Rβγ superagonist, to Pembrolizumab generated a clinical benefit and encouraging safety data in patients with advanced solid tumors.

Adebrelimab Plus Chemotherapy Improves Survival Vs Chemotherapy Alone in ES-SCLC

April 13th 2022

The addition of adebrelimab to chemotherapy elicited improved overall survival compared with chemotherapy and placebo in patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.

Pembrolizumab Plus CG0070 Induces Promising Response Rates in BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC

April 13th 2022

The addition of the selective oncolytic adenovirus CG0070 to pembrolizumab showed encouraging activity and safety in Bacillus Calmette-Guerin–unresponsive non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, according to early data from the phase 2 CORE1 trial.

Frontline Canakinumab Triplet Misses Mark in Advanced NSCLC, But Shows Benefit in Select Subsets

April 13th 2022

The addition of canakinumab to frontline pembrolizumab and chemotherapy did not improve survival in previously untreated patients with locally advanced or metastatic non–small cell lung cancer. However, signals of activity were seen in patients with a baseline inflammatory biomarker high sensitivity-C-reactive protein.

Sotigalimab Plus Pembrolizumab Elicits Broad Immune Activity in Metastatic Melanoma

April 13th 2022

The combination of the CD40 agonist antibody sotigalimab and pembrolizumab demonstrated a favorable safety profile and led to immunologic changes that correlated with clinical response in patients with unresectable stage III or IV metastatic melanoma.

Dr. Anderson on Overcoming Suppressive Signals by Engineering T-cells in Ovarian Cancer

April 12th 2022

Kristin G. Anderson, PhD, discusses overcoming suppressive signaling by engineering T-cells in ovarian cancer.

Second-Line Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab Improves PFS in Advanced Melanoma

April 12th 2022

The combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in progression-free survival vs ipilimumab alone as second-line therapy in previously treated patients with stage III unresectable or stage IV melanoma.

BO-112 Plus Pembrolizumab Generates Responses in PD-1–Resistant Advanced Melanoma

April 12th 2022

The addition of BO-112 to pembrolizumab demonstrated efficacy and safety in patients with advanced melanoma who were resistant to anti–PD-1 therapies, according to final results from the phase 2 SPOTLIGHT203 trial.

Dr. Champiat on Early Efficacy of SOT101 Plus Pembrolizumab in Solid Tumors

April 12th 2022

Stéphane Champiat MD, PhD, discusses early efficacy seen with the combination of SOT101 and pembrolizumab in solid tumors.

MEDI5752 Demonstrates Intriguing Activity in Advanced Solid Tumors

April 12th 2022

MEDI5752 treatment led to a dose-dependent increase in peripheral T-cell proliferation and encouraging antitumor activity in patients with advanced solid tumors.

Dr. Facciabene on Radiation Bridging Therapy Prior to CAR T-Cell Therapy in Mice Models

April 12th 2022

Andrea Facciabene, PhD, discusses investigating the use of bridging radiation therapy prior to CAR T-cell therapy in mice models.

Dr. Gulati on the Prevalence of TSC1 and TSC2 Mutations in Solid Tumors

April 12th 2022

Gunsagar Gulati, MD, discusses the prevalence of TSC1 and TSC2 mutations in solid tumors.

Addition of NG-641 to Nivolumab Under Exploration in Epithelial Tumors

April 12th 2022

The combination of the novel adenoviral vector NG-641 and nivolumab is being investigated in patients in the phase 1a/b NEBULA trial in patients with previously treated metastatic or advanced epithelial tumors.

Resistance to CAR T-Cell Therapy Predicted by Epigenetic Biomarkers in Pediatric ALL

April 12th 2022

Resistance to CD19-directed CAR T-cell therapy was associated with molecular characteristics identified in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

CoVac-1 Vaccination Could Prevent Severe COVID-19 in Patients with Cancer and Immunoglobulin Deficiency

April 12th 2022

CoVac-1, a multi-peptide COVID-19 vaccine, elicited promising T-cell activity and safety in patients with cancer who have disease- or treatment-related immunoglobulin deficiency.

SCC244 Elicits Responses in METex14 Skipping–Mutated NSCLC

April 12th 2022

SCC244, a highly selective MET inhibitor, demonstrated durable efficacy in patients with non–small cell lung cancer who harbored MET exon 14 skipping mutations.

Dr. Tagawa on the Investigation of 225Ac-J591 and 177Lu-PSMA-I&T in mCRPC

April 12th 2022

Scott T. Tagawa, MD, MS, FACP, discusses the investigation of 225Ac-J591 and 177Lu-PSMA-I&T in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in a phase 1/2 trial.

ZN-c3 Shows Preliminary Efficacy, Safety in Recurrent/Advanced Uterine Serous Carcinoma

April 12th 2022

The investigational Wee1 inhibitor ZN-c3 was found to be safe and to produce a disease control rate of 90.9% and an objective response rate of 27.3% in patients with advanced or recurrent uterine serous carcinoma.

Fixed-Duration Ibrutinib Plus Venetoclax Demonstrates Efficacy in High-Risk CLL and SLL

April 12th 2022

The combination of ibrutinib and venetoclax administered for a fixed duration elicited durable responses and sustained progression-free survival in previously untreated, high-risk patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and small lymphocytic lymphoma, according to data from the phase 2 CAPTIVATE trial.