ONCOLOGY Vol 34 Issue 2 | Oncology

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC

February 13, 2020

The FDA  approved pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for the treatment of patients with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG)-unresponsive, high-risk, non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) with carcinoma in situ (CIS) with or without papillary tumors who are ineligible for or chose to not undergo cystectomy.

Patient-Reported Outcomes Show Newer Drug Combinations Maintain Quality of Life Longer Than Current Standard-of-Care Treatments

February 13, 2020

Multiple studies showed improved patient outcomes and increased quality of life (QOL) among various treatments that previously demonstrated clinical benefits. These patient-centric findings, along with a promising new combination therapy for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) highlight some of the latest research to come out of the 2020 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, held January 23-25, in San Francisco, California.

The Evolution of Breast Cancer Care

February 13, 2020

ONCOLOGY sat down with Patrick I. Borgen, MD, to discuss the latest trends in surgical and medical oncology, the transformation of breast cancer treatment over the course of his career, and the role he played within that evolution.