Favorable toxicity profiles and antitumor activity seen in this phase II study of pembrolizumab supports further evaluation of the drug in this patient population.
The European Society for Medical Oncology released key answers to questions about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it pertains to cancer care.
The FDA has approved a phase III clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of intravenous tocilizumab (Actemra) plus standard of care in hospitalized adult patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia.
In this study, polypharmacy during the 6-month time period pre-IV chemotherapy was highly predictive of post-chemotherapy inpatient hospitalization.
In a webinar, clinical oncologists spoke about the ways that their treatment practices and workplaces have had to change during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and the ways they should continue to change.
The FDA has approved a 420 mg multi-dose vial of trastuzumab-dttb (Ontruzant), a biosimilar referencing trastuzumab (Herceptin).
The FDA Oncology Center of Excellence put out a statement regarding patients with cancer during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and how they are prioritizing their care.
This study examined the association of disease progression and the deterioration of health-related quality of life for patients with metastatic breast, pancreatic, lung, and colorectal cancer.
The study also suggested that palliative care is rarely consulted for highly symptomatic patients with possibly curable cancer, highlighting the need for supportive care interventions.
A multi-institutional collaborative registry was created in order to quickly gather details from healthcare professionals related to cancer patients suspected or confirmed of having the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) resulting from infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.