August 5, 2022
Treatment Approaches for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Insight From the 2022 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
In this article for Cancer Therapy Advisor, Dr. Shaalan Beg shares updates from the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium on treatments for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
October 1, 2018
AstraZeneca Buoyed as Imfinzi Cuts Lung Cancer Deaths by a Third BookmarkEmma Shtivelman, PhD
Excerpt from Reuters:
“AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug Imfinzi cut the risk of death in patients with mid-stage lung cancer by nearly a third in a closely watched clinical study, reinforcing the case for using the drug in earlier disease.
“The encouraging overall survival data boosts prospects for a medicine that was approved this week in Europe and has already had a promising U.S. commercial launch, based on its ability to slow disease progression.”
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July 6, 2017
Emma Shtivelman, PhD
Last month, the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting took place in Chicago. Thousands of oncologists, patients, and journalists gathered to learn about the most recent developments in cancer research and treatment. Here are some breast cancer highlights from the meeting: Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is considered more responsive to treatment with immune checkpoint drugs than any other type of breast cancer.… Read more »