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20-09-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Adding carboplatin to cabazitaxel benefits men with mCRPC

Phase I/II research published in The Lancet Oncology shows that combining cabazitaxel with carboplatin has the potential to prolong progression-free survival in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

18-09-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Nivolumab confers NSCLC survival advantage over 5 years

Individuals with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer continue to derive a long-term survival benefit from second- or later-line treatment with nivolumab versus docetaxel, according to 5-year results from the CheckMate 017 and 057 trials.

18-09-2019 | Oncology | Article

Trilaciclib shows myelopreservation benefits in patients with SCLC

Trilaciclib affords myelopreservation in individuals with small-cell lung cancer treated with first-line chemotherapy, without impacting treatment efficacy, research indicates.

17-09-2019 | Oncology | Highlight | Article

Notable number of patients taking immune checkpoint inhibitors hospitalized with irAEs

Patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor treatment have an increased risk for being hospitalized with immune-related adverse events, particularly if they are older or taking combination treatments, researchers report.

16-09-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Special NSCLC populations can benefit from nivolumab plus ipilimumab

Non-small-cell lung cancer patients with poor performance status or comorbidity experience a similar adverse event rate to those with normal performance status when treated with nivolumab plus ipilimumab, say researchers.

13-09-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

IMpower131: Strongly PD-L1-positive NSCLC patients may benefit from atezolizumab–chemotherapy

The final analysis of the IMpower131 trial reveals an overall survival benefit with the addition of atezolizumab to carboplatin and nab-paclitaxel chemotherapy for treatment-naïve patients with stage IV squamous non-small-cell lung cancer who strongly express PD-L1.

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