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19-01-2022 | Oncology | News | Article

CheckMate 9ER HRQoL data support first-line nivolumab–cabozantinib in advanced RCC

People receiving nivolumab plus cabozantinib for advanced renal cell carcinoma report less decline in health-related quality of life during treatment than those given sunitinib, show data from the phase 3 CheckMate 9ER trial.

18-01-2022 | Oncology | News | Article

Reassurance on radiotherapy use prior to ICI initiation

Treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors within 90 days of radiotherapy does not lead to a “meaningful increase” in rates of serious adverse events, say researchers who conducted a pooled analysis of US FDA registry data.

23-12-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

EMA issues positive GU cancer opinions

Read more about the urothelial cancer and renal cell carcinoma decisions here

16-12-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

HLA-A*03 shows potential as a biomarker for ICI response

The risk for disease progression or death increases with HLA-A*03 allele count in people undergoing immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy for cancer, irrespective of tumor type and agent used, research suggests.

02-11-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

Radiotherapy without systemic therapy feasible for oligometastatic RCC

Definitive radiotherapy without systemic therapy may be a feasible strategy for the treatment of oligometastatic renal cell carcinoma, phase 2 study findings indicate.

21-10-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

Cabozantinib shows activity against RCC brain metastases

Cabozantinib has “considerable” intracranial activity in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma and brain metastases, say the authors of a chart review published in JAMA Oncology.

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