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24-09-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

Long-term effects of COVID-19 not uncommon in cancer patients

Around one in seven people with cancer and COVID-19 report persistent symptomatic sequelae of the infection after recovery, suggest data from the OncCOVID study.

24-09-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

Combining LuPSMA with pembrolizumab ‘promising’ for mCRPC

Results of the PRINCE trial point to the potential of LuPSMA plus pembrolizumab for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer with high expression of PSMA.

23-09-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

MONALEESA-2 update demonstrates ribociclib plus letrozole OS benefit

The final overall survival findings from the MONALEESA-2 trial confirm the long-term benefits of combining ribociclib with first-line letrozole for postmenopausal women with advanced hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.

22-09-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

CASPIAN update cements durvalumab–chemo as standard of care for extensive-stage SCLC

The overall survival advantage offered by the use of durvalumab alongside first-line chemotherapy in people with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer is sustained over time, suggests the 3-year follow-up of the CASPIAN study.

22-09-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

Adequate response to COVID-19 vaccine in people receiving anticancer therapy

Administration of two doses of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 elicits an adequate immune response in most, but not all, patients with a solid tumor treated with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, or both, indicate findings.

21-09-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

Drug-free interval feasible in metastatic RCC

Incorporating a drug-free interval into first-line treatment for metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma may not be detrimental to patient survival or quality of life, suggest STAR trial data presented at the ESMO Congress 2021.

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