MCLA-128 showed radiological and clinical responses in patients with certain types of cancer who harbored neuregulin 1 gene fusions.
Kristie L. Kahl
Biosimilars have shown to be cost-effective treatments in oncology and hematology, according to Jacopo Giuliani, MD.
The agency approved the first and only FDA-approved erythroid maturation agent to treat anemia in adult patients with beta thalassemia who require regular red blood cell transfusions.
The FDA approved a biosimilar to pegfilgrastim, called LA-EP2006 to decrease the incidence of infection, exhibited from febrile neutropenia, in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anti-cancer therapy that is associated with a clinically significant incidence of febrile neutropenia.
While there have been increases in the amount of thyroid cancer cases detected, there is still work for oncologists to do – namely to ensure there is adequate evaluation of the disease at diagnosis.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recently issued new guidelines on best practices in evaluating patients for hematopoietic cell transplantation, as well as how to manage complications associated with the procedure.
Treatment with gilteritinib improved survival and increased remission rates, compared with salvage chemotherapy, among patients with relapsed or refractory FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia.
Treatment with SY-1425 in combination with azacitidine induced a 62% complete response rate with incomplete blood count recovery rate among unfit patients with RARA-positive AML.
Treatment with umbralisib monotherapy demonstrated improved overall response rates among patients with follicular lymphoma.
A recent Danish study showed pregnancy loss was not associated with later cancer development among women with various cancer types.