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lung cancer

Lorlatinib vs Crizotinib in Previously Untreated Advanced ALK-Positive NSCLC

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Benjamin J. Solomon, MBBS, PhD, and colleagues, analysis of 5-year outcomes in the phase III CROWN trial showed that median progression-free survival had not been reached in previously untreated patients receiving lorlatinib vs a median of 9.1...

pancreatic cancer

Previously Untreated Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: CD40 Agonist Plus mFOLFIRINOX

In a European phase Ib/II study (OPTIMIZE-1) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Jean-Luc Van Laethem, MD, and colleagues found that the combination of the CD40 agonist antibody mitazalimab with mFOLFIRINOX (modified fluorouracil, leucovorin, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan) showed activity in previously...

supportive care

Carboplatin-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: Addition of Olanzapine to Triple Antiemetic Therapy

In a Japanese phase III trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Inui et al found that the addition of olanzapine to triple antiemetic therapy did not improve the prevention of carboplatin-induced vomiting in patients with thoracic cancers who had received no prior chemotherapy; however, ...

breast cancer

Efficacy of Adjuvant Everolimus Plus Endocrine Therapy in High-Risk, Hormone Receptor–Positive, HER2-Negative Breast Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Mariana Chavez-MacGregor, MD, MSc, FASCO, and colleagues, the phase III SWOG S1207 trial showed no significant benefit in invasive disease–free survival with adjuvant endocrine therapy plus 1 year of everolimus vs 1 year of placebo in patients with ...

colorectal cancer

Previously Treated Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Lenvatinib/Pembrolizumab vs Standard of Care

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Akihito Kawazoe, MD, and colleagues, the final analysis of  the phase III LEAP-017 trial showed no significant overall survival benefit with lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab vs the standard of care in previously treated patients with mismatch...

multiple myeloma

Lenalidomide-Exposed Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: BPd vs PVd

As reported at the 2024 ASCO Annual Meeting (Abstract LBA105) and in The New England Journal of Medicine by Meletios Dimopoulos, MD, and colleagues, an interim analysis from the phase III DREAMM-8 trial has shown significantly improved progression-free survival with belantamab mafodotin-blmf,...

lung cancer

Dendritic Cell Therapy in Pleural Mesothelioma

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Aerts et al, the phase II/III DENIM trial showed no overall survival benefit with a treatment comprising dendritic cells loaded with allogeneic tumor cell lysate (called MesoPher) plus best supportive care vs best supportive care alone as maintenance therapy in ...

lung cancer

Previously Treated Metastatic NSCLC: Sacituzumab Govitecan vs Docetaxel

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Luis G. Paz-Ares, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase III EVOKE-01 trial has shown a numeric but not statistically significant improvement in overall survival with sacituzumab govitecan-hziy vs docetaxel in patients with metastatic non–small cell...

multiple myeloma

Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma Ineligible for Transplant: Addition of Isatuximab to VRd

As reported at the 2024 ASCO Annual Meeting (Abstract 7500) and in The New England Journal of Medicine by Thierry Facon, MD, and colleagues, interim analysis of the phase III IMROZ trial showed significantly improved progression-free survival with the addition of isatuximab to bortezomib,...

breast cancer
cardio-oncology
survivorship

Cardiac Dysfunction Among Breast Cancer Survivors

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Bostany et al found that the cumulative incidence of cardiac dysfunction reached 15.3% at 15 years from the start of cardiotoxic treatments in breast cancer survivors. Study Details The study involved patients at the Next Steps Breast Cancer...

breast cancer

Ribociclib Plus Endocrine Therapy vs Combination Chemotherapy in Premenopausal Women With HR-Positive, HER2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer

As reported by Yen-Shen Lu, MD, PhD, and colleagues in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, final results of the phase II RIGHT Choice study indicate that ribociclib plus endocrine therapy significantly prolonged progression-free survival vs combination chemotherapy in premenopausal women with...

lung cancer

Lung Cancer Screening Prevalence Among Eligible U.S. Individuals

In a study reported in JAMA Internal Medicine, Bandi et al found that only 18% of eligible individuals in the United States were considered up to date—defined as undergoing screening within the past year—for recommended annual lung cancer screening in 2022. As stated by the investigators, “The U.S. ...

prostate cancer

Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: Disease-Free Survival With Hypofractionated vs Conventionally Fractionated Radiotherapy

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by W. Robert Lee, MD, MS, and colleagues, a 12-year analysis of the phase III NRG Oncology RTOG 0415 trial has shown continued noninferiority in terms of disease-free survival with hypofractionated radiotherapy vs conventionally fractionated...

supportive care
symptom management

Can Methylphenidate Be Used to Treat Fatigue in Patients With Advanced Cancer?

In a UK trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Stone et al found that the stimulant methylphenidate did not significantly improve fatigue vs placebo in patients with advanced cancers receiving palliative care. Study Details In the double-blind multicenter study, 159 patients with...

leukemia

First-Line Venetoclax Combinations in Fit Patients With CLL

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Fürstenau et al, 4-year follow-up of the phase III GAIA/CLL13 trial showed improved progression-free survival with venetoclax/obinutuzumab and venetoclax/obinutuzumab/ibrutinib vs both chemoimmunotherapy and venetoclax/rituximab in the first-line treatment of...

bladder cancer

Nogapendekin Alfa Inbakicept-pmln for BCG-Unresponsive Non–Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

On April 22, 2024, the interleukin-15 receptor agonist nogapendekin alfa inbakicept-pmln was approved for use with bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) for adults with BCG-unresponsive non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer with carcinoma in situ with or without papillary tumors.1 Supporting Efficacy Data...

lung cancer

Tepotinib for Metastatic NSCLC With MET Exon 14–Skipping Alterations

On February 15, 2024, tepotinib (Tepmetko)-—a kinase inhibitor directed against MET, including variants with exon 14 skipping—was granted regular approval for patients with metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) exon 14–skipping ...

lymphoma

New Risk Stratification Model for Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Zanwar et al developed a prognostic model for overall survival in patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia based on age, albumin level, and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) level. Study Details In the study, data from 889 consecutive treatment-naive...

prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer: Adjuvant Radiotherapy With 6 Months of ADT vs No ADT

In a component of the phase III RADICALS-HD trial reported in The Lancet, Chris C. Parker, MD, and colleagues found that metastasis-free survival was not significantly improved with 6 months of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) vs no ADT together with adjuvant radiotherapy in patients with...

cardio-oncology
survivorship

Childhood Cancer Survivors: Burden of Cardiovascular Disease and Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events

In an analysis from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Hammoud et al found that survivors of childhood cancer had a greater risk of major adverse cardiovascular events vs matched community controls, and that an increasing burden of nonmajor events increased ...

hepatobiliary cancer

PROs From the HIMALAYA Trial in Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Sangro et al, patient-reported outcome (PRO) analysis in the phase III HIMALAYA trial showed that tremelimumab/durvalumab and durvalumab produced better outcomes than sorafenib in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The trial ...

solid tumors
issues in oncology

Chemotherapy Administration and Survival in Patients With Very Advanced Solid Tumors

In a study reported in JAMA Oncology, Canavan et al found no differences in overall survival between oncology practices that were more vs less likely to provide chemotherapy within the last 2 weeks of life to patients with very advanced solid tumors. As stated by the investigators, “ASCO and the...

breast cancer

Aspirin as Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer

As reported in JAMA by Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, and colleagues, interim analysis of the phase III Alliance A011502 trial has shown no invasive disease–free survival benefit with adjuvant aspirin vs placebo in patients with high-risk nonmetastatic breast cancer. The trial was suspended early due to...

head and neck cancer

IMRT Reirradiation Plus Nivolumab in Recurrent or Second Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

In a phase II study reported in JAMA Oncology, Saba et al found that the addition of nivolumab to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) reirradiation improved progression-free survival in patients with recurrent or second primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.                         ...

prostate cancer

Adjuvant Radiotherapy With 24 vs 6 Months of ADT in Prostate Cancer

In a component of the phase III RADICALS-HD trial reported in The Lancet, Parker et al found that metastasis-free survival was improved with the addition of 24 months vs 6 months of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) to adjuvant radiotherapy in prostate cancer. A second component of the trial, not...

breast cancer

Risk Factors and Outcomes Among Women With Interval vs Screen-Detected Breast Cancer

In a Korean study reported in JAMA Network Open, Song et al identified risk factors for interval breast cancer vs screen-detected breast cancer and described mortality outcomes for women in the two categories. Study Details The retrospective cohort study used data from the Korean National Health...

issues in oncology

Cancer Incidence, Curative Treatment, and Overall Survival in the English Prison Population

In a study reported in The Lancet Oncology, Lüchtenborg et al found that the incidence of cancer increased in the prison population in England between 1998 and 2017; those with cancer were less likely to receive curative treatment and had poorer overall survival vs patients with cancer in the...

gynecologic cancers

Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Adding Ruxolitinib to Front-Line Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Interval Debulking Surgery

In a phase I/II NRG Oncology Group study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Landen et al found that the addition of ruxolitinib to front-line paclitaxel/carboplatin neoadjuvant chemotherapy and interval debulking surgery improved progression-free survival in patients with stage III to IV ...

breast cancer

Early Breast Cancer: ALND or SLNB for ypN-Positive Disease After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

In an analysis of clinical trials reported in a research letter in JAMA Oncology, Brooks et al found no differences in long-term outcomes with the use of axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) vs sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB)—usually paired with adjuvant radiotherapy—among patients with breast...

colorectal cancer

Interval Between First Colonoscopy With Negative Findings and Repeat Colonoscopy

In a Swedish cohort study reported in JAMA Oncology, Liang et al found that among individuals with no family history of colorectal cancer and a negative first screening colonoscopy, the interval to repeat colonoscopy could be extended beyond the currently recommended 10 years. Study Details   The...

kidney cancer

KEYNOTE-564: Adjuvant Pembrolizumab Improves Overall Survival vs Placebo in Renal Cell Carcinoma

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Toni K. Choueiri, MD, FASCO, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues, the third prespecified interim analysis of overall survival in the phase III KEYNOTE-564 trial has shown significant benefit with adjuvant...

lung cancer

ALINA Trial: Adjuvant Alectinib Improves Survival vs Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in ALK-Positive NSCLC

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Yi‑Long Wu, MD, of Guangdong Lung Cancer Institute, Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, and colleagues, the phase III ALINA trial has shown significantly improved disease-free survival with adjuvant alectinib vs platinum-based chemotherapy...

gynecologic cancers

Noninferiority of Simple vs Radical Hysterectomy for Pelvic Recurrence in Low-Risk Cervical Cancer

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Marie Plante, MD, of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, and colleagues, the phase III CX.5 SHAPE trial has shown noninferiority of simple vs radical hysterectomy in the frequency of pelvic recurrence in women with low-risk cervical...

lung cancer

Atezolizumab/Cabozantinib vs Docetaxel in Previously Treated Metastatic NSCLC

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Joel Neal, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase III CONTACT-01 trial has shown no significant improvement in overall survival with the tyrosine kinase inhibitor atezolizumab (multiple targets, including MET, AXL, VEGFR2, RET, and FLT) plus the...

breast cancer

Use of Topical Diclofenac Gel to Prevent Capecitabine-Associated Hand-Foot Syndrome

In an Indian single-center phase III trial (D-TORCH) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Santhosh et al found that the nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory topical diclofenac gel significantly reduced the risk of capecitabine-associated hand-foot syndrome vs placebo gel in patients with breast ...

bladder cancer

Pembrolizumab in High-Risk Non–Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Andrea Necchi, MD, and colleagues, findings in cohort B of the phase II KEYNOTE-057 study indicated that pembrolizumab was active in patients with bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG)-unresponsive, high-risk non–muscle invasive bladder cancer.  As noted by the...

issues in oncology

Outcomes for Cancer Drugs Initially FDA-Approved With Immature Overall Survival Data

In a study reported in The Lancet Oncology, Naci et al identified the degree to which initial U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of cancer drugs based on immature overall survival data were subsequently followed by reporting of overall survival results. Study Details The study...

gastroesophageal cancer
gastrointestinal cancer

Advanced Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer: Addition of Relatlimab to Immunochemotherapy

In the phase II RELATIVITY-060 study, results of which were reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Susanna Hegewisch-Becker, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that the addition of the LAG-3–blocking antibody relatlimab to first-line nivolumab plus chemotherapy did not improve the objective...

lung cancer

Adding Perioperative Nivolumab to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Resectable NSCLC: CheckMate 77T

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Tina Cascone, MD, PhD, and colleagues, interim analysis in the phase III CheckMate 77T trial has shown that the addition of perioperative nivolumab to neoadjuvant chemotherapy improved event-free survival in patients with resectable non–small...

bladder cancer
immunotherapy

Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Boost in Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

In a German-Austrian phase II study (TITAN-TCC) reported in JAMA Oncology, Grimm et al described outcomes with the use of nivolumab plus ipilimumab as an immunotherapeutic boost in metastatic urothelial carcinoma. Study Details In the multicenter trial, 169 patients were enrolled into two cohorts...

hepatobiliary cancer

Pertuzumab Plus Trastuzumab for Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer With HER2/3 Alterations

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Cannon et al, findings in a cohort of the phase II Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) basket study showed that the combination of pertuzumab and trastuzumab was active in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer with...

multiple myeloma

Multiple Myeloma: Is MRD Status at 1 Year After Treatment Predictive of Survival?

Results from the Prognostic Immunophenotyping in Myeloma Response (PRIMeR) study, reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Marcelo C. Pasquini, MD, MS, and colleagues, found that undetectable measurable residual disease (MRD) status at 1 year after autologous hematopoietic cell...

gastroesophageal cancer

Definitive Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Unresectable Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: Comparison of Agents

In a Chinese phase III trial (CRTCOESC) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Jia et al found that neither capecitabine nor XELOX (capecitabine, oxaliplatin) improved 2-year overall survival vs cisplatin/fluorouracil as part of definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with...

breast cancer
supportive care
survivorship

Donepezil for the Treatment of Cognitive Impairment in Breast Cancer Survivors After Adjuvant Chemotherapy

In the phase III WF-97116 trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Rapp et al found that treatment with the cognitive enhancer donepezil did not improve memory or other cognitive functions vs placebo in breast cancer survivors with cancer-related cognitive impairment 1 to 5 years after...

lymphoma

Previously Untreated Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Ibrutinib, Immunochemotherapy, and ASCT

As reported in The Lancet by Martin Dreyling, MD, PhD, and colleagues, results in the European Mantle Cell Lymphoma Network phase III TRIANGLE trial indicate that the addition of ibrutinib to immunochemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) significantly improved failure-free...

kidney cancer

Marker for Distinguishing Renal Cell Carcinoma From Benign Renal Masses

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Xu et al found that higher levels of preoperative plasma kidney injury molecule-1 (pKIM-1) distinguished renal cell carcinoma from benign renal masses. As stated by the investigators, “Both clear cell and papillary renal cell carcinoma...

solid tumors
genomics/genetics

T-DXd for Advanced Solid Tumors With Activating HER2 Mutations

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Bob T. Li, MD, PhD, MPH, and colleagues, the phase II DESTINY-PanTumor01 trial showed activity of fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (T-DXd) in patients with unresectable or metastatic solid tumors that have specific activating HER2 mutations. The antibody-drug...

genomics/genetics
survivorship

Childhood Cancer Survivors: Genetic Risk Factors for Treatment-Related Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Im et al found that genetic variants associated with a risk of treatment-related type 2 diabetes mellitus among childhood cancer survivors of African or European ancestry posed a higher risk of diabetes among those of African ancestry. As...

hematologic malignancies
lymphoma
leukemia
global cancer care

Lymphoid Neoplasms: European National Health Expenditure and Long-Term Survival

In an analysis of the EUROCARE-6 data set reported in The Lancet Oncology, Milena Sant, MD, and colleagues found that patients with lymphoid neoplasms from European countries with greater health expenditure had improved 10-year age-standardized relative survival. Study Details The study involved...

sarcoma

Doublet for Previously Treated Patients With Advanced Leiomyosarcoma

In a phase Ib study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Van Tine et al established the recommended phase II dose of oral unesbulin in combination with dacarbazine for patients with locally recurrent, unresectable or metastatic, relapsed or refractory leiomyosarcoma. Unesbulin is a small...

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