Niraparib was found to maintain or improve health-related quality of life in patients with advanced or metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to data from the final analysis of the phase 2 GALAHAD trial.
The addition of apalutamide to androgen deprivation therapy was not found to significantly reduce health-related quality of life or increase patient-reported adverse effect burden in patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer enrolled to the phased 3 TITAN trial.
Although it is not considered to be a standard of care for patients with indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma, very low dose radiation therapy was found to have efficacy in the palliative setting and to allow for retreatment to the same field when needed.
The time-limited combination of ublituximab and umbralisib plus ibrutinib resulted in an undetectable minimal residual disease rate of 77% in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to findings from a phase 2 trial (NCT04016805)
When chemotherapy involves tricky infusion timing, patients are routinely admitted to hospitals to receive their treatments. But what would happen if these drugs could be administered successfully on an outpatient basis?
Researchers at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are testing the possibility of sending treatment drugs directly to the kidney in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.
Ellyn Matthews, PhD, RN, AOCNS, CBSM, who holds the Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, addresses common misconceptions that patients with cancer have about sleep disturbances.
Developing a skin rash as a result of EGFR-inhibitor targeted therapy often signals that the drug is working, but for patients who experience these serious dermatologic adverse events, it may become so intolerable that they will scale back or even discontinue anticancer medications that could prolong their survival.