George Lundberg, MD Editor in Chief at Cancer Commons

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    Research paper from EClinicalMedicine curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    People who survive after treatment for childhood cancers have a greatly increased likelihood of developing a second cancer, with younger patients at greatest risk.

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    Press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The FDA has granted accelerated approval for the drug erlofitinib in advanced urothelial malignancies that meet specific criteria.

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    Article from Targeted Oncology curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    In recent clinical trials, the drug cabozantinib is being found to greatly increase progression-free survival.

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    Article from Healio curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    This piece discusses recent insights into ovarian cancer, including the fact that this type of cancer sometimes originates in the fallopian tube, and that drugs known as PARP inhibitors show great therapeutic promise.

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    Article from MDLinx curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Very early detection of potentially lethal cancer remains an elusive goal. Blood tests that evaluate methylation of cell-free DNA may be one strategy for earlier detection of ovarian cancer and other types of cancer. High sensitivity and specificity are crucial.

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    Article from EurekAlert curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Researchers have shown that a combination therapy is effective against cancer cells in test-tube experiments and laboratory animals. It has not yet been tested in humans.

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    Research paper from The Lancet curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    In this clinical trial, nivolumab was somewhat superior to chemotherapy for advanced esophageal carcinoma.

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    Article from The ASCO Post curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    In an unusual collaboration between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Canada, and Australia, acalabrutinib (Calquence) has been approved as another first line therapy for chronic lymphatic leukemia/small cell lymphoma.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Of the non-Hodgkin lymphomas, mantle cell lymphoma can be especially difficult to treat. The FDA has now announced accelerated approval for the drug zanubrutinib (Brukinsa) after it showed strong effects for patient in single-arm clinical trials.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from Neuro-Oncology curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    This paper reports the results of an investigation of the drug ONC201 in adults with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). It found that ONC201 penetrated the blood-brain barrier and achieved intratumoral levels without toxicity. While most GBMs were not responsive, one patient with the mutation H3 K27M experienced a prolonged remission.

    Go to full paper published in Neuro-Oncology.

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