Antitumor activity and a tolerable safety profile were observed for VERU-111, a novel tubulin inhibitor, to treat patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who previously failed an androgen receptor–targeting agent.
Multiple key efficacy end points continue to favor atezolizumab versus chemotherapy for patients with PD-L1–high, wild-type nonsquamous or squamous non–small cell lung cancer in the first line, according to a phase 3 trial follow-up.
The investigational TROP-2–directed antibody-drug conjugate datopotamab deruxtecan will move forward in the treatment of relapsed/refractory non–small cell lung cancer, according to results from the 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer Singapore.
Fewer deaths and improved cumulative incidence of central nervous system recurrences were shown at 8 years of follow-up with adjuvant neratinib (Nerlynx) compared with placebo in patients with early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer following trastuzumab (Herceptin)-based therapy.
A novel ROR1-targeted antibody-drug conjugate, VLS-101, demonstrated encouraging clinical efficacy, consistent pharmacokinetics, and a favorable safety profile in patients with heavily pretreated mantle cell lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Census tract socioeconomic status information demonstrated significant disparities between survival outcomes of non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, and Hispanic patients with acute myeloid leukemia AML in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Findings from the noncomparative, phase 2, biomarker-driven BIONIKK trial support the use of molecularly-directed frontline therapy as means to enrich responses in patients with metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
The combination of nivolumab (Opdivo) and chemotherapy led to a statistically significant survival benefit among previously untreated patients with PD-L1–positive advanced gastric cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer, and esophageal adenocarcinoma.