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pancreatic cancer

Sotorasib in Previously Treated Patients With KRAS G12C–Mutated Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

In the phase I/II CodeBreaK 100 trial reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, John H. Strickler, MD, and colleagues found that the KRAS G12C inhibitor sotorasib showed activity in previously treated patients with advanced pancreatic cancer and a KRAS G12C mutation. Study Details In the...

solid tumors
survivorship

Late Mortality, Subsequent Malignant Neoplasms, and Chronic Health Conditions Among Survivors of Neuroblastoma Diagnosed During Infancy

In an analysis from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Friedman et al found low rates of late mortality and subsequent malignant neoplasms in survivors of neuroblastoma treated in infancy. The risk of severe chronic health conditions decreased during...

sarcoma

Hypofractionated 3-Week Course of Preoperative Radiotherapy for Soft-Tissue Sarcomas

In a single-center phase II trial (HYPORT-STS) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Guadagnolo et al found that a hypofractionated 3-week course of preoperative radiotherapy was safe in patients with soft-tissue sarcomas and may serve as an alternative to conventionally fractionated radiotherapy in...

cns cancers
issues in oncology

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Recommendations for Surgical Resection of Newly Diagnosed Brain Tumors

In a U.S. registry-based cohort study reported in The Lancet, Butterfield et al found that Black patients were significantly more likely than White patients to receive recommendations against surgical resection for multiple types of newly diagnosed brain tumors. Study Details The study included...

immunotherapy
genomics/genetics

Risk of Adverse Side Effects From Cancer Immunotherapy May Be Higher in Patients With Certain Inherited Genetic Variations

Even as they’ve revolutionized cancer treatment, immune checkpoint inhibitors have been shown to produce a range of adverse immune-related side effects. Researchers have now identified inherited genetic variations that may place patients at high risk for complications when undergoing treatment with ...

breast cancer
geriatric oncology

Chemotherapy Dose Intensity and Survival in Older Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Analysis From the HOPE Trial

In an analysis from the HOPE trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mina S. Sedrak, MD, MS, and colleagues found that approximately one-fifth of older women with early-stage breast cancer received a relative dose intensity (RDI) of neoadjuvant/adjuvant chemotherapy that was below...

hematologic malignancies
cost of care
survivorship
covid-19

Financial Burden for Blood or Marrow Transplantation Survivors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In an analysis from the BMT Survivor Study (BMTSS) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, and colleagues found that survivors of blood or marrow transplantation (BMT) were more likely to have high out-of-pocket medical costs vs comparator siblings during the COVID-19...

geriatric oncology

Impact of Geriatric Assessment and Management on Quality of Life and Other Outcomes in Older Patients With Cancer

In the Canadian 5C study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Puts et al found that a geriatric assessment and management intervention did not improve quality of life, unplanned health-care use, mortality, or toxicity compared with usual care in patients aged 70 years or older with cancer. ...

leukemia

Three-Drug Combination Therapy May Be Effective in Patients With High-Risk CLL

A three-drug combination that showed success at sending patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) into deep remissions in a clinical trial may be effective at treating patients with high-risk types of the disease, according to new findings presented by Ryan et al at the 2022 American Society ...

lung cancer

Addition of Neoadjuvant Nivolumab to Chemotherapy Improves Complete Pathologic Response Rate and Event-Free Survival in Resectable NSCLC

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Patrick M. Forde, MB, BCh, of Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, and colleagues, the phase III CheckMate 816 trial has shown improved pathologic complete response rate and event-free survival with the addition of nivolumab to platinum-based...

multiple myeloma
immunotherapy

Addition of Daratumumab to Bortezomib Plus Dexamethasone in Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: CASTOR Trial Final Overall Survival Analysis

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Sonneveld et al, the final overall survival analysis of the phase III CASTOR trial has shown a significant overall survival benefit with daratumumab plus bortezomib/dexamethasone (D-Vd) vs bortezomib/dexamethasone alone (Vd) in patients with...

geriatric oncology
symptom management

Effect of Geriatric Assessment Intervention on Patient-Reported Symptomatic Toxicity in Patients Aged 70 and Older Receiving Treatment for Advanced Cancer

In a secondary analysis of the Geriatric Assessment for Patients 70 Years and Older (GAP70+) trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Eva Culakova, PhD, MS, and colleagues found that providing geriatric assessment–based recommendations to community oncologists was associated with reduced ...

prostate cancer

Addition of Enzalutamide to Salvage Radiotherapy in Patients With Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy

In a phase II trial (SALV-ENZA) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Phuoc T. Tran, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that the addition of enzalutamide to salvage radiotherapy improved freedom from prostate-specific antigen (PSA) progression in patients with biochemically recurrent prostate...

cns cancers

Long-Term Quality-of-Life and Cognition Outcomes in Patients Receiving SRS vs WBRT for Resected Brain Metastasis

In an analysis from a Canadian/U.S. phase III trial (Alliance N107C/CEC.3) reported in JAMA Oncology, Palmer et al found that use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) vs whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) among patients who had undergone resection of one brain metastasis was associated with better...

multiple myeloma

Presence of Small Subclonal Populations of High-Risk Genetic Events at Diagnosis in Multiple Myeloma

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lannes et al found that single-cell genomics could identify the presence of high-risk copy number abnormalities (CNAs) in small subclonal populations at diagnosis of multiple myeloma in many patients. The investigators stated, “Multiple...

breast cancer
immunotherapy

Margetuximab-cmkb vs Trastuzumab With Chemotherapy in Previously Treated Advanced HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Final Overall Survival Analysis of the SOPHIA Trial

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Hope S. Rugo, MD, FASCO, and colleagues, the final overall survival results of the pivotal phase III SOPHIA trial have shown no significant difference between margetuximab-cmkb plus chemotherapy vs trastuzumab plus chemotherapy in previously...

breast cancer

Overall Survival in Two Monarch Trials of Abemaciclib in Advanced Breast Cancer

Overall survival results from two trials of abemaciclib in advanced breast cancer were reported at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022. Both MONARCH 3 and monarcHER previously met their primary endpoints of progression-free survival. The current results for overall...

lymphoma

PET-Adapted Therapy for Bulky Stage I/II Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc, and colleagues, the phase II CALGB 50801/Alliance trial has shown that a positron-emission tomography (PET)-adapted treatment strategy allowed many patients with bulky stage I/II classical Hodgkin lymphoma to avoid...

prostate cancer

Biomarker Assessment for Benefit of LuPSMA vs Cabazitaxel in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

In a prespecified analysis from the Australian phase II TheraP trial reported in The Lancet Oncology, Buteau et al found that higher gallium-68–labeled PSMA-11 positron-emission tomography (PSMA-PET) mean standardized uptake values (SUVmean) were associated with a greater likelihood of...

prostate cancer

PSA Screening Rates and Incidence of Metastatic Prostate Cancer at VHA Facilities

In a retrospective cohort study reported in JAMA Oncology, Bryant et al found that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening rates at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities declined between 2005 and 2019—and that diagnoses of metastatic prostate cancer increased over the same time period....

solid tumors
issues in oncology

Increased Mortality From Comorbid Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Associated With Increased Social Vulnerability

In a U.S.-based cross-sectional study reported in JACC: CardioOncology, Sarju Ganatra, MD, of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, and colleagues found that mortality from comorbid cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD) was significantly higher in counties with higher...

prostate cancer

Continuous Enzalutamide Plus Docetaxel for Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer With Disease Progression on Enzalutamide

In the European phase IIIb PRESIDE trial reported in The Lancet Oncology, Merseburger et al found that treatment with docetaxel and continuing enzalutamide vs placebo improved progression-free survival in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who had disease progression on...

leukemia

Richter Transformation Remains Challenging, but Better Treatments Are on the Horizon

Richter transformation, usually a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma developing in a person with CLL, remains a challenging entity, but novel regimens look promising, as described at the 2022 Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference by Matthew S. Davids, MD, MMSc, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard...

bladder cancer

Intensive Chemoresection With Mitomycin to Reduce the Need for Surgical Procedures in Patients With Recurrent Non–Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

In a Danish study (DaBlaCa-13) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lindgren et al found that short-term intensive chemoresection with mitomycin reduced the need for surgical procedures in patients with recurrent non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Study Details The trial was conducted at...

cost of care

Financial Hardship and Risk Factors in Patients With Cancer Receiving Routine Clinical Care

In a study reported in JCO Oncology Practice, Voleti et al identified the proportion of patients with cancer receiving routine clinical care who reported financial hardship and analyzed risk factors for financial hardship. The researchers found that patients who reported experiencing financial...

skin cancer
immunotherapy

Adjuvant Nivolumab/Ipilimumab vs Nivolumab in Resected Stage IIIB–D or IV Melanoma

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase III CheckMate 915 trial showed no improvement in recurrence-free survival with adjuvant nivolumab/ipilimumab vs nivolumab in patients with resected stage IIIB–D or IV melanoma. Study Details In...

thyroid cancer

Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

In a single-institution study reported in JAMA Oncology, Allen S. Ho, MD, and colleagues found evidence that active surveillance may be a suitable treatment for most patients with low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma. Study Details The prospective study included 222 patients enrolled at...

breast cancer
geriatric oncology

Inflammatory Markers and Clinical Decline After Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Older Women With Breast Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Ji et al, the HOPE study (Hurria Older Patients [HOPE] with Breast Cancer Study) has shown that older women categorized as robust prior to adjuvant chemotherapy are at risk for clinical decline postchemotherapy, with high baseline levels of the...

ASCO Announces Election Candidates, Voting Opens on November 2

The ASCO Nominating Committee has selected 11 distinguished members as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society. Voting members are urged to vote in the election beginning November 2, 2022. Voting will close on December 6, 2022. President-Elect (4-year term) Robin Zon, MD, FACP, ...

breast cancer
immunotherapy

Sacituzumab Govitecan in Pretreated Patients With Hormone Receptor–Positive, HER2-Negative Endocrine-Resistant Advanced Breast Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Hope S. Rugo, MD, FASCO, and colleagues, the phase III TROPiCS-02 trial has shown a significant progression-free survival benefit with sacituzumab govitecan-hziy vs chemotherapy in previously treated patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive,...

thyroid cancer

Cabozantinib Prolongs Progression-Free Survival in Previously Treated Radioiodine-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Marcia S. Brose, MD, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues, the phase III COSMIC-311 trial has shown that cabozantinib produced a numerically higher objective response rate and significantly prolonged progression-free survival vs...

survivorship
solid tumors
cardio-oncology

Cardiovascular Mortality and Cancer Mortality Over Time Among Cancer Survivors

In an English retrospective cohort study reported in JACC: Cardio-Oncology, Helen Strongman, PhD, of the Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and colleagues found that cardiovascular mortality ultimately exceeded mortality from common...

prostate cancer

PSA Screening and Prostate Cancer Mortality Among Black and White Veterans

In a study reported in JAMA Oncology, Sherer et al found that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening was associated with reduced prostate cancer mortality among both non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic White U.S. veterans who developed prostate cancer. Annual vs some screening was associated...

sarcoma

Evaluating Strategies for Treating Pediatric Metastatic Rhabdomyosarcoma

In a report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Schoot et al provided findings from the European Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study Group MTS 2008 and pooled findings of MTS 2008 with those of the concurrent BERNIE study, both of which evaluated strategies for the treatment of pediatric...

health-care policy

U.S. Cancer Care Facility Acceptance of Medicaid for Simulated Patients With Newly Diagnosed Common Cancers

In a study reported in JAMA Network Open, Marks et al found that only two-thirds of a sample of U.S. Commission on Cancer–accredited cancer care facilities accepted Medicaid insurance for the treatment of four common cancers in a simulated cohort of adult patients with newly diagnosed disease....

breast cancer

Oral Paclitaxel Plus P-Glycoprotein Pump Inhibitor Encequidar vs Intravenous Paclitaxel in Metastatic Breast Cancer

In a Latin American phase III trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hope S. Rugo, MD, and colleagues found that oral paclitaxel with the P-glycoprotein pump inhibitor encequidar produced a higher response rate and trends toward better survival outcomes vs intravenous (IV) paclitaxel...

leukemia
lymphoma

Zanubrutinib vs Bendamustine/Rituximab in Previously Untreated Patients With CLL or SLL

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Constantine S. Tam, MBBS, PhD, and colleagues, an interim analysis in the phase III SEQUOIA trial has shown significantly improved progression-free survival with first-line zanubrutinib vs bendamustine/rituximab in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Cemiplimab-rwlc Improves Overall Survival vs Chemotherapy in Recurrent Cervical Cancer After First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD, of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of California, Irvine, and colleagues, the phase III ­EMPOWER-Cervical1/GOG-3016/ENGOT-cx9 trial has shown improved overall survival with cemiplimab-rwlc vs...

lung cancer
immunotherapy

Consolidation Durvalumab Alone or Combined With Oleclumab or Monalizumab for Unresectable Stage III NSCLC

In an interim analysis of the phase II COAST trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, FACP, FASCO, and colleagues found that consolidation durvalumab in combination with the anti-CD73 antibody oleclumab or anti-NKG2A antibody monalizumab both improved objective...

gynecologic cancers

Cemiplimab-rwlc Improves Overall Survival vs Chemotherapy in Recurrent Cervical Cancer After First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD, of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of California, Irvine, and colleagues, the phase III EMPOWER-Cervical1/GOG-3016/ENGOT-cx9 trial has shown improved overall survival with cemiplimab-rwlc vs...

prostate cancer

Addition of Ipatasertib to Abiraterone Plus Prednisolone Improves Radiographic Progression–Free Survival in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer With PTEN Loss

In a phase III trial (IPATential150) reported in The Lancet, Christopher Sweeney, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and colleagues, found that the addition of the AKT inhibitor ipatasertib to abiraterone and prednisolone produced a significant improvement in radiographic progression-free...

prostate cancer

Maintained Benefit of Apalutamide Plus Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Shown in Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Kim N. Chi, MD, of BC Cancer and Vancouver Prostate Centre, and colleagues, the final overall survival analysis of the phase III TITAN trial showed significant benefit of apalutamide plus androgen-deprivation therapy vs placebo plus...

prostate cancer

Factors Contributing to Racial Disparities in the Use of Prostate MRI in Older Patients With Prostate Cancer

In a study reported in JAMA Oncology, Michael S. Leapman, MD, and colleagues found that sociodemographic factors (like geographic area of residence) as well as manifestations of structural racism (like poverty and racial segregation) accounted for the majority of differences in the use of magnetic...

issues in oncology

Importing Oncology Trials From China, or Other Single Foreign Countries, for Consideration of U.S. Regulatory Approvals

In a commentary published recently in The Lancet Oncology,1 Harpreet Singh, MD, and Richard Pazdur, MD, both of the Oncology Center of Excellence at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), warned against the increasing number of oncology drug development programs based wholly or predominantly...

Expert Point of View: Matthew J. Ellis, MB, BChir, PhD, FACP

The final results of the phase III PALLAS trial1 are “deeply disappointing,” said session moderator Matthew J. Ellis, MB, BChir, PhD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine. The results of the final primary analysis of...

leukemia

First-Line Blinatumomab and POMP Maintenance in Older Patients With Philadelphia Chromosome–Negative B-Cell ALL

In the phase II SWOG 1318 trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Advani et al found that blinatumomab induction and consolidation followed by maintenance with POMP (prednisone, vincristine, mercaptopurine, and methotrexate) produced good outcomes in patients aged ≥ 65 years with newly...

gynecologic cancers
symptom management

Web-Based Intervention to Manage Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women With Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

In an NRG Oncology/GOG study (GOG-0259) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Donovan et al found that both nurse-led (Nurse-WRITE) and self-directed (SD-WRITE) Web-based symptom self-management interventions (WRITE Symptoms) improved symptom control vs enhanced usual care alone in women...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Cemiplimab-rwlc vs Single-Agent Chemotherapy in Recurrent Cervical Cancer After First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD, and colleagues, the phase III EMPOWER-Cervical1/GOG-3016/ENGOT-cx9 trial has shown improved overall survival with cemiplimab-rwlc vs investigator’s choice of single-agent chemotherapy in patients with cervical cancer...

issues in oncology
lung cancer

Importing Oncology Trials From China, or Other Single Foreign Countries, for Consideration of U.S. Regulatory Approvals

In a commentary published in The Lancet Oncology, Harpreet Singh, MD, and Richard Pazdur, MD, both of the Oncology Center of Excellence at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), warned against the increasing number of oncology drug development programs based wholly or predominantly on data...

breast cancer

PALLAS Trial: No Invasive Disease–Free Survival Benefit With Addition of Adjuvant Palbociclib to Endocrine Therapy in Early Breast Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Michael Gnant, MD, of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical University of Vienna, and colleagues, the final analysis of the phase III PALLAS trial has shown no invasive disease–free survival benefit with the addition of adjuvant palbociclib to...

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