The investigational RNA interference therapy, ARO-HIF2, reduced levels of hypoxia inducible factor-2 alpha expression and had acceptable tolerability when used in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma, according to data from the phase 1b AROHIF21001 trial.
Heather McArthur, MD, MPH, discusses key treatment developments in early-stage and metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer and triple-negative breast cancer, plus ongoing research at UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Research led by UT Southwestern scientists suggests that an investigational drug could restore the ability of some non–small cell lung cancers to respond to an immune checkpoint blockade, a therapy that harnesses the immune system to fight malignant tumors.
Patients who develop post–essential thrombocythemia myelofibrosis or post–polycythemia vera myelofibrosis, which are associated with significant symptom burden and bone marrow failure, have limited therapies available for effective treatment.
Neoadjuvant stereotactic radiation followed by radical nephrectomy and thrombectomy is a safe and feasible treatment option for patients with renal cell carcinoma and inferior vena cava tumor thrombus.