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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Deemed Safe for Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment Despite “Lagging” Immune Response in Some MalignanciesJuly 9th 2021
Despite some delayed immune responses, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appears safe and effective in patients with cancer who are receiving treatment for their disease.
As Cancer Screenings Increase in Late 2020, Racial and Economic Disparities Persist for Some TestsJuly 8th 2021
At the end of 2020, investigators saw more patients being screened for cancer compared with the beginning of the year, although racial and economic disparities still exist for certain tests.
18FDG-PET May Identify Patients With HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer Benefiting from Chemo-Free HER2 BlockadeJune 29th 2021
18FDG-PET was successful in identifying patients with HER2-positive early-stage breast cancer who were more likely to benefit from chemotherapy-free treatment with trastuzumab and pertuzumab.
Decision for Retifanlimab Approval Deferred for SCAC Treatment by ODACJune 25th 2021
The Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee has decided to wait until more results from a clinical trial of retifanlimab are available to make a final decision about approval in squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal.
177Lu-PSMA-617 Earns FDA Breakthrough Designation for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate CancerJune 17th 2021
Radioligand therapy 177Lu-PSMA-617 receives breakthrough designation from the FDA based on better overall survival outcomes in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.