Treatment with intra-arterial gemcitabine led to an improvement in overall survival compared with continued treatment with intravenous gemcitabine plus nab-paclitaxel in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer following sequential treatment with IV gemcitabine, nab-paclitaxel, and radiotherapy.
The dual immunotherapy combination comprised of nivolumab given at 1 mg/kg and ipilimumab given at 3 mg/kg provided durable responses and long-term survival benefit in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma following treatment with sorafenib.
Recent data highlight the value of the newly approved indications for nivolumab plus ipilimumab and nivolumab plus chemotherapy for patients with advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
Pembrolizumab monotherapy continued to demonstrate durable antitumor activity with promising overall survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who received prior treatment with sorafenib, according to updated data from cohort 1 of the phase 2 KEYNOTE-224 trial.
Treatment with frontline panitumumab and mFOLFOX6 led to a significant improvement in overall survival, plus higher response rates and R0 resection rates, compared with bevacizumab and mFOLFOX6 in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer.
Kohei Shitara, MD, discusses the rationale for the phase 3 DESTINY-Gastric04 trial in patients with HER2-positive gastric cancer or gastro-esophageal junction adenocarcinoma.
Patients with previously treated metastatic HER2-positive colorectal cancer experienced clinically meaningful and durable responses to treatment with tucatinib plus trastuzumab, according to data from the phase 2 MOUNTAINEER trial.
A single priming dose of tremelimumab added to regular interval durvalumab generated significantly improved overall survival compared with sorafenib in the frontline setting for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma, irrespective of of their baseline albumin-bilirubin grade, according to updated data from the phase 3 HIMALAYA trial.
The combination of tislelizumab and chemotherapy demonstrated a superior overall survival benefit compared with chemotherapy alone in patients with metastatic or unresectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
The addition of durvalumab to gemcitabine and cisplatin demonstrated an improvement in overall survival vs gemcitabine and cisplatin plus placebo as frontline therapy in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer, regardless of primary tumor location.
The combination of botensilimab and balstilimab elicited deep objective responses with evidence of durability and encouraging tolerability in heavily pretreated patients with microsatellite stable, metastatic colorectal cancer.
A second-line combination regimen comprised of RGX-202-01, FOLFIRI and bevacizumab demonstrated an encouraging efficacy signal and a favorable toxicity profile in patients with KRAS-mutant colorectal cancer.
Richard D. Kim, MD, discusses the efficacy of and next steps for a phase 1/1b study with regorafenib and nivolumab in patients with mismatch repair proficient advanced refractory colorectal cancer.
Infigratinib conferred a clinically meaningful progression-free survival and overall response rate benefit when administered as a third- and later-line treatment for patients with FGFR2 fusion–positive cholangiocarcinoma.
EDP1503, an investigational monoclonal microbial product, was safe and well-tolerated when administered in combination with pembrolizumab (Keytruda), and mechanistically drove some of the patient responses seen in a phase 1/2 study.
Irinotecan monotherapy demonstrated similar clinical activity and improved safety compared with capecitabine plus irinotecan in patients with advanced gallbladder cancer, representing a potential second-line treatment for frail patients.
The safety and efficacy of maintenance olaparib in patients with BRCA1/2-mutated metastatic pancreatic cancer proved to be consistent irrespective of age, according to results of a subgroup analysis from the pivotal phase 3 POLO trial.
Yu Sunakawa, MD, PhD, further discusses the early real-world data from the DELIVER trial with nivolumab in patients with gastric/GEJ cancer and provided insight into what future analyses will examine.