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breast cancer

Breast Cancer With Sentinel Node Metastases: Axillary Dissection vs Sentinel Node Biopsy Alone

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by de Boniface et al, the phase III SENOMAC trial showed noninferiority in recurrence-free survival with sentinel node biopsy alone vs completion axillary node dissection in patients with breast cancer and sentinel node metastases. Study Details In ...

lymphoma

B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Extended Follow-up With Mosunetuzumab

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by L. Elizabeth Budde, MD, PhD, and colleagues, extended follow-up of the dose-escalation phase of a phase I/II trial showed that the CD20 x CD3 T-cell–engaging bispecific antibody mosunetuzumab-axgb—given as an off-the-shelf fixed-duration outpatient ...

lung cancer

Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility: Effect of Using History vs Pack-Year History of Smoking

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Potter et al found that use of a smoking history of ≥ 20 years rather than the current 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guideline of ≥ 20 pack-years would increase the eligibility of Black individuals for lung cancer...

supportive care
survivorship

Effect of Virtually Delivered CBT for Insomnia on Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment

In a Canadian study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Sheila N. Garland, PhD, and colleagues found that virtually delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) improved perceived cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) vs waiting list controls in cancer survivors. Study ...

leukemia
immunotherapy

Anti-CD19 CAR T-Cell Therapy for Richter Transformation

In a retrospective study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Kittai et al found that anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy showed activity in previously treated patients with Richter transformation. Study Details In the study, 69 patients who received CAR T-cell therapy ...

pancreatic cancer

Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Oncolytic Virus–Based Immunostimulatory Gene Therapy Plus Chemotherapy

In a single-center phase I/II study (LOKON001) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Musher et al found that treatment with an oncolytic virus–based immunostimulatory gene therapy (LOAd703) plus chemotherapy was feasible and safe in patients with unresectable or metastatic pancreatic ductal...

breast cancer

HR-Positive, HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer: Treatment After Disease Progression on CDK4/6 and Aromatase Inhibitors

In the phase II PACE trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Erica L. Mayer, MD, MPH, and colleagues found no improvement in progression-free survival with the addition of palbociclib to fulvestrant—but a numeric improvement with the further addition of avelumab—in patients with hormone ...

breast cancer

Gedatolisib Plus Palbociclib and Endocrine Therapy in HR-Positive, HER2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Layman et al, findings in dose-expansion groups of a phase Ib trial indicated activity of the pan-PI3K–mTOR inhibitor gedatolisib in combination with palbociclib and endocrine therapy in patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative advanced...

skin cancer

Model for Predicting Outcomes After Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma

In a study reported in The Lancet Oncology, Stassen et al developed a model for the prediction of recurrence-free and melanoma-specific survival after sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in patients with melanoma. Study Details The study involved a development cohort of 4,071 patients aged > 13...

sarcoma
immunotherapy

T-Cell Therapy in Advanced Synovial Sarcoma and Myxoid Round Cell Liposarcoma

In a phase II trial (SPEARHEAD-1) reported in The Lancet, D’Angelo et al found that the T-cell therapy afamitresgene autoleucel showed activity in patients with previously treated HLA-A*02 and MAGE-A4–expressing advanced synovial sarcoma or myxoid round cell liposarcoma. As related by the...

colorectal cancer

Advanced Anal Cancer: Addition of Atezolizumab to First-Line Modified Docetaxel, Cisplatin, and Fluorouracil

In a French noncomparative phase II study (SCARCE C17-02 PRODIGE 60) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Stefano Kim, MD, and colleagues found that the addition of atezolizumab to modified docetaxel, cisplatin, and fluorouracil (mDCF) did not meet the 12-month progression-free survival primary...

breast cancer

Giredestrant in Previously Treated Patients With ER-Positive, HER2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer

In the phase II acelERA BC trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Miguel Martín, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that the selective estrogen receptor (ER) antagonist and degrader giredestrant did not significantly improve progression-free survival vs physician’s choice of endocrine...

kidney cancer

Pazopanib in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma and No Evidence of Disease After Metastasectomy

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Leonard J. Appleman, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase II ECOG-ACRIN E2810 trial showed no significant improvement in disease-free survival with pazopanib vs placebo in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma with no evidence of disease...

lung cancer

T-DXd in HER2-Overexpressing Unresectable or Metastatic NSCLC

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Egbert F. Smit, MD, and colleagues, primary analysis in the HER2-overexpressing unresectable or metastatic non–small cell cancer (NSCLC) cohorts of the phase II DESTINY-Lung01 trial show activity of fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (T-DXd) in this setting. Prior ...

prostate cancer
symptom management

GU and GI Symptoms With Postprostatectomy Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

As reported in JAMA Oncology by Mark K. Buyyounouski, MD, MS, and colleagues, the phase III NRG-GU003 trial showed noninferiority of hypofractionated postprostatectomy radiotherapy (HYPORT) vs conventionally fractionated postprostatectomy radiotherapy (COPORT) for genitourinary (GU) and...

lung cancer

NSCLC: Neoadjuvant Chemoimmunotherapy vs Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

In a systematic review and meta-analysis reported in JAMA Oncology, Sorin et al found that neoadjuvant chemoimmunotherapy was associated with better outcomes than neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Study Details A search of published studies reported...

gynecologic cancers

Chemoradiotherapy With or Without Pembrolizumab for Newly Diagnosed, High-Risk, Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Domenica Lorusso, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase III ENGOT-cx11/GOG-3047/KEYNOTE-A18 trial has shown that the addition of pembrolizumab to chemoradiotherapy improved progression-free survival in patients with newly diagnosed, high-risk, locally advanced...

lung cancer

Eligibility for and Prevalence of Lung Cancer Screening in the United States in 2022

In a study reported in a research letter in JAMA Network Open, Henderson et al identified prevalence of lung cancer screening in the United States in 2022 using U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 2021 and 2013 recommendations for screening eligibility. The USPSTF 2013 guidelines...

leukemia

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin for Relapsed or Refractory Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

On March 6, 2024, inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa) was approved for pediatric patients aged 1 year or older with relapsed or refractory CD22-positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia.1 Supporting Efficacy Data Approval was based on findings in the ITCC-059 trial (ClinicalTrials.gov...

immunotherapy
lung cancer

Amivantamab-vmjw in NSCLC With EGFR Exon 20 Insertion Mutations

On March 1, 2024, amivantamab-vmjw (Rybrevant) was approved for use with carboplatin and pemetrexed for first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR exon 20 insertion mutations, as detected by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...

solid tumors

Eflornithine for Adult and Pediatric Patients With High-Risk Neuroblastoma

On December 13, 2023, eflornithine (Iwilfin), an ornithine decarboxylase inhibitor, was approved for adult and pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma with at least a partial response to prior multiagent, multimodality therapy including anti-GD2 immunotherapy. This represents the first U.S. ...

breast cancer
supportive care

Early Breast Cancer: Nurse-Led Follow-up Intervention and Quality of Life After Treatment

In a Danish single-institution phase III trial (MyHealth) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Saltbæk et al found that nurse-led individualized follow-up was associated with significantly better breast cancer–specific quality of life compared with usual care after completion of primary...

kidney cancer

Belzutifan in Previously Treated Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

On December 14, 2023, the hypoxia-inducible factor inhibitor belzutifan (Welireg) was approved for patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma with disease progression on previous treatment with a PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitor and a vascular endothelial...

gynecologic cancers

Pembrolizumab With Chemoradiotherapy for FIGO 2014 Stage III–IVA Cervical Cancer

On January 12, 2024, pembrolizumab (Keytruda) was approved for use with chemoradiotherapy for treatment of patients with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) 2014 stage III–IVA cervical cancer.1 Supporting Efficacy Data Approval was based on findings in the double-blind...

colorectal cancer

Stage III Colorectal Cancer: Association of Immunoscore With Disease-Free Survival

In an analysis of two trials (SCOT and IDEA-HORG) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Domingo et al identified the predictive value of Immunoscore for disease-free survival in patients with stage III colorectal cancer treated with adjuvant mFOLFOX6 (modified fluorouracil, leucovorin, and...

gastroesophageal cancer

Endoscopic Screening and Esophageal Cancer Incidence and Mortality

In an analysis of 9-year outcomes of a Chinese trial (ESECC) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Liu et al found that endoscopic screening for esophageal cancer was associated with numeric benefit vs no screening in terms of the incidence of esophageal cancer and esophageal cancer–related ...

leukemia

Stopping TKI Treatment in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

In a report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Francois-Xavier Mahon, MD, PhD, and colleagues provided the final analysis of the European Stop Kinase Inhibitors (EURO-SKI) study. The trial evaluated the effect of stopping tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment in patients with chronic myeloid...

supportive care

Integrated Screening and Stepped Collaborative Care Intervention: Effect on Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Cancer

In a phase III trial reported in The Lancet, Jennifer Steel, PhD, and colleagues found that an integrated screening and stepped collaborative care intervention (CARES) improved health-related quality of life vs standard of care in patients with cancer. Study Details In the study, 459 patients from ...

breast cancer

Early Breast Cancer: Adding Adjuvant Ribociclib to Nonsteroidal Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD, and colleagues, interim analysis of the phase III NATALEE trial has shown improved invasive disease–free survival with the addition of adjuvant ribociclib to a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor (NSAI) in patients with...

skin cancer

Adjuvant Nivolumab in Stage IIB/C Melanoma

On October 13, 2023, nivolumab was approved for adjuvant treatment of completely resected stage IIB/C melanoma in patients aged 12 years and older.1 Supporting Efficacy Data Approval was based on findings in the double-blind CheckMate 76K trial (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT04099251), in which...

skin cancer

Lifileucel for Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma

On February 16, 2024, lifileucel (Amtagvi), a tumor-derived autologous T-cell immunotherapy, was granted accelerated approval for adults with unresectable or metastatic melanoma previously treated with a PD-1–blocking antibody, and if BRAF V600 mutation–positive, a BRAF inhibitor with or without a...

bladder cancer

Enfortumab Vedotin-ejfv Plus Pembrolizumab for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

On December 15, 2023, enfortumab vedotin-ejfv (Padcev) in combination with pembrolizumab (Keytruda) was approved for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer.1,2 Supporting Efficacy Data Approval was based on findings in the open-label EV-302 trial (ClinicalTrials.gov...

bladder cancer

Erdafitinib for Previously Treated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

On January 19, 2024, erdafitinib (Balversa) was approved for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma with susceptible FGFR3 genetic alterations, as determined by a U.S. Food & Drug Administration–approved companion diagnostic test, whose disease has progressed on or...

leukemia

FLT3-ITD–Mutated AML: Gilteritinib in Posttransplantation Maintenance

In the phase III MORPHO trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mark J. Levis, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that the FLT3 inhibitor gilteritinib showed activity as post–allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) maintenance among patients with FLT3-ITD–mutated acute myeloid...

lung cancer
issues in oncology

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Care Intensity at the End of Life for Patients With Lung Cancer

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Rodriguez et al identified racial/ethnic differences in intensity of end-of-life care among patients in California who died from lung cancer between 2005 and 2018. Study Details The study used data from the California Cancer Registry linked...

leukemia

Venetoclax in Relapsed or Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Kater et al, the phase IIIb VENICE-1 trial has shown activity of venetoclax monotherapy in adult patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia, including those with prior B-cell receptor–associated kinase (BCR) inhibitor treatment. Study...

pancreatic cancer

Liposomal Irinotecan in First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

On February 13, 2024, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved liposomal irinotecan (Onivyde) for use with oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin in the first-line treatment of metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma.1 Supporting Efficacy Data Approval was based on the open-label NAPOLI 3...

colorectal cancer
genomics/genetics

Effect of HER2 Gene–Expression Levels on Outcomes in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Battaglin et al, an analysis from the phase III CALGB/SWOG 80405 trial of first-line chemotherapy plus bevacizumab or cetuximab in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer showed differences in outcomes according to HER2 gene–expression status....

prostate cancer

Localized Prostate Cancer: Association of PSA Nadir Within 6 Months of Radiotherapy With Outcomes

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Kwak et al found that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels ≥ 0.1 ng/mL within 6 months after completion of radiotherapy were prognostic for poorer outcomes in patients with localized prostate cancer who did or did not also receive...

lung cancer

Repotrectinib for ROS1 Fusion–Positive Advanced NSCLC

On November 15, 2023, repotrectinib (Augtyro) was approved for locally advanced or metastatic ROS1 fusion–positive non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).1 This is the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval that includes patients with ROS1-positive NSCLC who have previously received a ROS1...

lung cancer

Osimertinib With Chemotherapy for EGFR-Mutated NSCLC

On February 16, 2024, osimertinib (Tagrisso) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administraton (FDA) with pemetrexed and platinum-based chemotherapy for patients with locally advanced or metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with tumors having EGFR exon 19 deletions or exon 21 L858R...

colorectal cancer

Next-Generation Multitarget Stool DNA Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening

In the BLUE-C study—reported in The New England Journal of Medicine—Imperiale et al found that a next-generation multitarget stool DNA test showed high sensitivity for colorectal cancer and high specificity for advanced neoplasia compared with colonoscopy screening. Study Details The U.S....

skin cancer

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab in Resected Stage IIB or IIC Melanoma

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP, and colleagues, the final prespecified analysis of distant metastasis–free survival in the phase III KEYNOTE-716 trial showed continued benefit with adjuvant pembrolizumab vs placebo in patients with resected stage IIB or...

colorectal cancer

Performance of cfDNA Blood-Based Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening

In the ECLIPSE study—reported in The New England Journal of Medicine—Chung et al found that a cell-free DNA (cfDNA) blood-based test had high sensitivity for colorectal cancer and high specificity for advanced neoplasia in colorectal cancer screening compared with colonoscopy. Study Details The...

prostate cancer

Localized or Advanced Prostate Cancer: Short- or Longer-Term Relugolix Plus Radiotherapy

In an analysis reported in JAMA Oncology, Daniel E. Spratt, MD, and colleagues found that treatment with relugolix was associated with rapid achievement of sustained castration in patients with localized or advanced prostate cancer who were also receiving radiotherapy. Study Details The analysis...

kidney cancer

SABR for Patients With Primary Kidney Cancer Not Undergoing Resection

In a phase II study (FASTRACK II) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Shankar Siva, MBBS, PhD, and colleagues found that stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) was effective in patients with primary kidney cancer who did not undergo resection. Study Details Seventy patients were enrolled in...

colorectal cancer

H pylori Infection: Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Colorectal Cancer–Related Mortality

In a study among U.S. veterans reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Shah et al found that Helicobacter pylori infection was associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer and cancer-related death; additionally, treated H pylori infection was associated with reduced cancer incidence ...

head and neck cancer

p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer: Surrogate Endpoints for Overall Survival in Clinical Trials

In a retrospective review reported in The Lancet Oncology, Gharzai et al identified intermediate clinical endpoints that may serve as surrogates for overall survival in trials assessing definitive treatment of patients with p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Study Details The...

bladder cancer

Previously Untreated Advanced Urothelial Cancer: Antibody-Drug Conjugate Plus PD-1 Inhibitor

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Thomas Powles, MD, and colleagues, the phase III EV-302 trial has shown that the combination of the antibody-drug conjugate enfortumab vedotin-ejfv and the PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab improved progression-free and overall survival vs...

lung cancer

SABR in Patients With Early NSCLC and Interstitial Lung Disease

In a study reported in JAMA Oncology, David A. Palma, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) met criteria for efficacy and toxicity in patients with early non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and interstitial lung disease (ILD). As stated by the investigators,...

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