The FDA has approved the first cancer therapy biosimilar in the United States, a biosimilar to Avastin (bevacizumab) for the treatment of multiple types of cancer, including colorectal, lung, brain, kidney, and cervical cancers.
Children covered by Medicaid when diagnosed with cancer have similar survival rates compared with children with private insurance, according to a new study. Evidence shows a slightly increased risk of cancer death among uninsured children, which may be related to a more advanced stage at diagnosis.
A new study found that lenalidomide was effective as a maintenance therapy after first-line treatment in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who did not achieve minimal residual disease negative status after chemoimmunotherapy approaches.
The relative importance of common chemotherapy side effects has shifted substantially over the last few decades, according to a new study. In general, psychosocial effects have become more important while physical effects seem less significant to patients than in the past.
A new study identified simple risk factors that could help identify patients with extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT lymphoma) at high risk for poor outcomes.
Nearly one quarter of breast cancer patients with small, node-negative tumors have high-risk genomic characteristics and would likely benefit from chemotherapy, according to results of a new study presented at the 2017 ESMO Congress.
The combination of ramucirumab and docetaxel prolonged progression-free survival over chemotherapy alone in patients with platinum-refractory advanced urothelial carcinoma, the first time in this setting that a regimen has improved outcomes over chemotherapy.