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neuroendocrine tumors

Surufatinib in Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Xu et al, the Chinese phase III SANET-p trial has shown significantly improved progression-free survival with surufatinib vs placebo in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Surufatinib is a novel small-molecule inhibitor that targets...

leukemia

Association of Minimal Residual Disease With Disease-Free and Overall Survival in Patients With AML

In a systematic review and meta-analysis reported in JAMA Oncology, Nicholas J. Short, MD, and colleagues found that minimal (or measurable) residual disease (MRD) negativity is associated with superior disease-free and overall survival in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). As stated by...

prostate cancer

Adjuvant vs Salvage Radiotherapy Plus Short-Term ADT After Radical Prostatectomy for Localized Prostate Cancer

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Sargos et al, the French phase III GETUG-AFU 17 trial has shown no event-free survival benefit for adjuvant radiotherapy vs salvage radiotherapy—both with short-term androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT)—after radical prostatectomy in men with localized prostate...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Addition of Bevacizumab to Paclitaxel in Relapsed Ovarian Sex Cord–Stromal Tumors

In the phase II ALIENOR trial reported in JAMA Oncology, Isabelle Ray-Coquard, MD, and colleagues found that the addition of bevacizumab to paclitaxel did not improve the 6-month progression-free rate among women with relapsed ovarian sex cord–stromal tumors. Study Details The study, performed in...

breast cancer

Effect of Virtual Tumor Board Implementation on Use of Whole-Breast Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy

In an observational cohort study reported in JCO Oncology Practice, Powell et al found that the use of whole-breast hypofractionated radiotherapy increased among patients with breast cancer with health insurance plans from one national health-care organization after the implementation of a virtual...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Camrelizumab Plus Apatinib in Previously Treated Patients With Advanced Cervical Cancer

In the Chinese phase II CLAP study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lan et al found that the combination of the anti–PD-1 antibody camrelizumab and the VEGFR inhibitor apatinib produced high response rates in previously treated women with advanced cervical cancer. Study Details The...

breast cancer

Final Efficacy Results From the ExteNET Trial: Neratinib in Pretreated Patients With HR-Positive, HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer

In an analysis from the phase III ExteNET trial reported in Clinical Breast Cancer, Arlene Chan, MD, and colleagues found significant improvements in efficacy outcomes with the administration of neratinib vs placebo starting at 1 year or sooner after neoadjuvant/adjuvant trastuzumab-based therapy...

cns cancers

Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy to the Resection Cavity in Patients With Brain Metastases

In a multi-institutional cohort study reported in JAMA Oncology, Eitz et al found that hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (HSRT) to the resection cavity in patients with brain metastases appears to be associated with an “excellent risk-benefit profile.” As stated by the investigators, “For...

kidney cancer

Adjuvant Sorafenib vs Placebo in Patients With Kidney Cancer at Intermediate or High Risk of Relapse

In the phase III SORCE trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Eisen et al found no benefit of sorafenib vs placebo as adjuvant therapy in patients with renal cell carcinoma at intermediate or high risk of disease recurrence. Study Details The double-blind trial included 1,711 patients...

head and neck cancer

Sentinel Node Biopsy vs Neck Node Dissection in Operable Oral or Oropharyngeal Cancer: Equivalence Trial

In a French phase III trial (Senti-MERORL) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Garrel et al found that sentinel node biopsy demonstrated oncologic equivalance to neck lymph node dissection in 2-year neck node recurrence–free survival in patients with operable cT1–T2N0 oral/oropharyngeal...

prostate cancer

Adjuvant vs Early Salvage Radiotherapy After Radical Prostatectomy in High-Risk Prostate Cancer

In a phase III noninferiority trial (RAVES) reported in The Lancet Oncology, Kneebone et al found that salvage radiotherapy did not meet noninferiority criteria for biochemical progression vs adjuvant radiotherapy, but was associated with nearly identical biochemical control rates and reduced...

multiple myeloma

Ixazomib Maintenance in Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma Not Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant: TOURMALINE-MM4 Trial

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Meletios A. Dimopoulos, MD, and colleagues, the phase III TOURMALINE-MM4 trial has shown that postinduction maintenance with ixazomib prolonged progression-free survival vs placebo in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma not undergoing...

lymphoma

Tazemetostat in Relapsed or Refractory Follicular Lymphoma

In a phase II trial reported in The Lancet Oncology, Franck Morschhauser, MD, and colleagues found that the oral EZH2 inhibitor tazemetostat produced durable responses in patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma with or without an EZH2 mutation. As noted by the investigators,...

colorectal cancer

Addition of Oxaliplatin to Preoperative Capecitabine-Based Chemoradiation and Adjuvant Capecitabine in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Schmoll et al, the phase III PETACC 6 trial has shown no benefit of the addition of preoperative and adjuvant oxaliplatin to preoperative capecitabine-based chemoradiation and adjuvant capecitabine in patients undergoing total mesorectal excision...

hematologic malignancies
immunotherapy

Long-Term Follow-up of Anti-CD19 CAR T-Cell Therapy in Relapsed B-Cell Malignancies

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Cappell et al, long-term follow-up of a National Cancer Institute phase I trial has shown that anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for various relapsed B-cell malignancies produced responses lasting 3 years or longer in half of ...

genomics/genetics

Molecular Profiles and Actionable Alterations Identified in the NCI-MATCH Trial

In a report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Keith T. Flaherty, MD, and colleagues describe the current status of and findings from the ongoing NCI-MATCH (National Cancer Institute Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice) trial. The aim of the trial is to determine the likelihood of identifying...

sarcoma

Tazemetostat in Patients With Advanced Epithelioid Sarcoma and Loss of INI1/SMARCB1

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Mrinal Gounder, MD, and colleagues, findings in a cohort of a phase II basket trial showed that the oral EZH2 inhibitor tazemetostat produced durable responses in some patients with advanced epithelioid sarcoma with loss of INI1 or SMARCB1 (the gene encoding...

lung cancer
immunotherapy

Addition of Cetuximab to Afatinib in First-Line Treatment of EGFR-Mutant NSCLC

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Sarah B. Goldberg, MD, MPH, and colleagues, final results of the phase II SWOG S1403 trial show no progression-free survival benefit with afatinib plus cetuximab vs afatinib alone in the first-line treatment of EGFR-mutant advanced non–small cell...

breast cancer
immunotherapy

Addition of Atezolizumab to T-DM1 in Previously Treated Patients With HER2-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer

In the phase II KATE2 trial reported in The Lancet Oncology, Leisha A. Emens, MD, and colleagues found that the addition of atezolizumab to ado-trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) did not improve progression-free survival in patients with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer progressing after previous...

gastroesophageal cancer
immunotherapy

KEYNOTE-181 Trial: Second-Line Pembrolizumab vs Chemotherapy in Advanced Esophageal Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Takashi Kojima, MD, and colleagues, the phase III KEYNOTE-181 trial has shown that second-line pembrolizumab improved overall survival vs investigator’s choice of chemotherapy in patients with advanced or metastatic esophageal cancer with a PD-L1...

gynecologic cancers

Swedish Study of HPV Vaccination and Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer

In a study reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, Lei et al found that receipt of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among girls and young women was associated with a substantial reduction in the risk of invasive cervical cancer. As stated by the investigators, “The...

leukemia

Prognostic Model for Outcomes With Ibrutinib Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Ahn et al developed a four-factor model that identified risk groups for poorer outcomes among patients treated with ibrutinib for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Study Details Patients treated with ibrutinib in phase II and III trials constituted the...

prostate cancer

Biochemical Progression-Free Survival With Adjuvant vs Salvage Radiotherapy After Radical Prostatectomy: RADICALS-RT Trial

As reported in The Lancet by Christopher C. Parker, MD, and colleagues, initial findings in the phase III RADICALS-RT trial have shown no biochemical progression-free survival benefit and no difference in freedom from nonprotocol hormone therapy with adjuvant radiotherapy vs salvage radiotherapy...

lung cancer

Association of Adjuvant Chemotherapy With Survival in Early-Stage NSCLC: Do Tumor Size and High-Risk Features Have an Impact?

In a retrospective cohort study reported in JAMA Oncology, Pathak et al found that tumor size alone was not associated with improved survival with adjuvant therapy vs no adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with early-stage, node-negative non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). As stated by the...

covid-19

Pulmonary Complication Rates After Elective Cancer Surgery in Hospitals With vs Without COVID-19–Free Surgical Pathways

In an international cohort study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Glasbey et al found that pulmonary complication rates after elective cancer surgery were lower in hospitals with vs without COVID-19–free surgical pathways during the COVID-19 pandemic. As stated by the investigators,...

bladder cancer

Nab-paclitaxel vs Paclitaxel in Platinum-Refractory Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

In a phase II trial reported in JAMA Oncology, Srikala S. Sridhar, MD, MSc, FRCPC, and colleagues found no difference in progression-free survival with nab-paclitaxel vs paclitaxel in patients with platinum-refractory metastatic urothelial cancer. Study Details In the investigator-initiated...

lung cancer
immunotherapy

Addition of Nivolumab to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Resectable Stage IIIA NSCLC

In the Spanish phase II NADIM trial reported in The Lancet Oncology, Provencio et al found that the addition of nivolumab to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and the use of adjuvant nivolumab were associated with high 24-month rates of progression-free survival in patients with resectable stage IIIA...

breast cancer

Addition of Veliparib to Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in BRCA-Mutated Advanced Breast Cancer

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Véronique Diéras, MD, of the Institut Curie, Paris, and Centre Eugène Marquis, Rennes, and colleagues, the phase III BROCADE3 trial has shown a significant improvement in progression-free survival with the addition of the poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP)...

lung cancer

Pralsetinib for NSCLC With RET Gene Fusions

On September 4, 2020, pralsetinib (Gavreto) was granted accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of adults with metastatic RET fusion–positive non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as detected by an FDA-approved test.1,2 The FDA simultaneously approved the...

covid-19

Impact of Cytotoxic Chemotherapy Within 5 Weeks of COVID-19 Diagnosis in Patients With Cancer

In a single-institution study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Justin Jee, MD, PhD, of the Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), New York, and colleagues found that receipt of cytotoxic chemotherapy within 35 days of COVID-19 diagnosis in patients with...

prostate cancer

Rucaparib Produces Durable Responses in Previously Treated Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Wassim Abida, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and colleagues, the phase II TRITON2 trial has shown that the poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor rucaparib produced durable responses in patients with previously treated...

leukemia

Addition of Nelarabine to Standard Therapy Improves Disease-Free Survival in Newly Diagnosed T-Cell ALL

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Kimberly P. Dunsmore, MD, of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, and colleagues, the phase III Children’s Oncology Group AALL0434 trial has shown that the addition of nelarabine to standard therapy improved...

multiple myeloma
immunotherapy

Carfilzomib and Daratumumab With Dexamethasone for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

On August 20, 2020, carfilzomib and daratumumab were approved for use in combination with dexamethasone for treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma who have received one to three lines of therapy.1-3 Supporting Efficacy Data Approval was based on findings in two clinical...

breast cancer

Retrospective Analysis From the BIG 2-98 Trial of Adjuvant Docetaxel-Based Chemotherapy for Early Breast Cancer

A retrospective analysis from the BIG 2-98 trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Christine Desmedt, PhD, of the Laboratory for Translational Breast Cancer Research, Department of Oncology, KU Leuven, Belgium, and colleagues showed poorer disease-free and overall survival with...

prostate cancer

Meta-analysis of Adjuvant vs Early Salvage Radiotherapy in Localized and Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

In a systematic review and meta-analysis reported in The Lancet, Claire L. Vale, PhD, and colleagues found that immediate adjuvant radiotherapy did not improve event-free survival vs early salvage radiotherapy in men with intermediate-risk or high-risk localized or locally advanced prostate cancer...

skin cancer
immunotherapy

Five-Year Outcomes: First-Line Nivolumab vs Dacarbazine in Advanced BRAF Wild-Type Melanoma

The 5-year outcomes of the CheckMate 066 trial, reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Caroline Robert, MD, PhD, and colleagues, showed continued benefit of first-line nivolumab vs dacarbazine in advanced BRAF wild-type melanoma. The results add to data indicating that nivolumab can be...

bladder cancer
immunotherapy

Avelumab Maintenance Therapy in Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

In the phase III JAVELIN Bladder 100 trial reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, Thomas Powles, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that maintenance treatment with avelumab plus best supportive care significantly improved overall survival vs best supportive care alone among patients whose...

lung cancer
immunotherapy

First-Line Atezolizumab vs Chemotherapy in PD-L1–Positive Metastatic NSCLC: IMpower110

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase III IMpower110 trial has shown significantly prolonged overall survival with first-line atezolizumab vs platinum-based chemotherapy in patients with metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...

leukemia
immunotherapy

Four-Year Findings From the MURANO Trial: Venetoclax Plus Rituximab for Relapsed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Kater et al, 4-year progression-free and overall survival were significantly greater with venetoclax plus rituximab vs bendamustine plus rituximab in the phase III MURANO trial in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia....

breast cancer

Patient Experiences of Acute Toxicity From Breast Radiotherapy According to Fractionation Scheme

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, and colleagues found differences in patient reports of acute toxicities according to fractionation scheme of whole-breast radiotherapy for breast cancer, with pain being reported more frequently in Black vs White...

breast cancer
geriatric oncology

Adjuvant Trastuzumab With or Without Chemotherapy for Older Patients With HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer

In the Japanese RESPECT trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Sawaki et al found that noninferiority of adjuvant trastuzumab alone vs with chemotherapy was not shown for disease-free survival among women with HER2-positive breast cancer between the ages of 70 and 80 years. However, a...

skin cancer
immunotherapy

Four-Year Outcomes in CheckMate 238: Adjuvant Nivolumab vs Ipilimumab in Stage IIIB–IIIC or IV Melanoma

As reported in The Lancet Oncology by Paolo A. Ascierto, MD, and colleagues, 4-year results of the CheckMate 238 trial show the continued benefit of adjuvant nivolumab vs ipilimumab in recurrence-free and metastasis-free survival in patients with resected stage IIIB–IIIC or IV melanoma, with no...

prostate cancer

Long-Term Impact of ADT in Favorable vs Unfavorable Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

In an analysis of long-term data from NRG Oncology’s RTOG 9408 trial reported in JAMA Network Open, Zumsteg et al found that patients with favorable vs unfavorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer had improved overall survival, and that androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) vs no ADT was associated...

neuroendocrine tumors

Novel Small-Molecule Inhibitor Surufatinib for Advanced Extrapancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

In the Chinese phase III SANET-ep trial reported in The Lancet Oncology, Xu et al found that surufatinib improved progression-free survival vs placebo in patients with advanced extrapancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Surufatinib is a novel small-molecule inhibitor that targets VEGFR-1, VEGFR-2,...

bladder cancer
immunotherapy

First-Line Durvalumab With or Without Tremelimumab vs Chemotherapy for Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

In the phase III DANUBE trial, reported in The Lancet Oncology, Thomas Powles, MD, PhD, and colleagues found that durvalumab monotherapy did not prolong overall survival vs standard chemotherapy in previously untreated patients with largely metastatic urothelial carcinoma with high PD-L1...

breast cancer
immunotherapy

Addition of Atezolizumab to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: IMpassion031 Trial

As reported in The Lancet by Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, and colleagues, results from the phase III IMpassion031 trial showed improved pathologic complete response rates with the addition of atezolizumab to sequential nab-paclitaxel and anthracycline-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with ...

breast cancer

Adjuvant Abemaciclib Plus Endocrine Therapy in Patients With Early Breast Cancer at High Risk of Recurrence: monarchE Trial

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Stephen R.D. Johnston, MD, PhD, and colleagues, the phase III monarchE trial has shown that adjuvant abemaciclib plus endocrine therapy significantly improved invasive disease–free survival vs endocrine therapy alone in patients with hormone...

solid tumors
lung cancer
colorectal cancer

Activity of the KRAS G12C Inhibitor Sotorasib in KRAS p.G12C–Mutant Advanced Solid Tumors

As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by David S. Hong, MD, and colleagues, the phase I CodeBreaK100 trial showed activity of the oral KRAS G12C inhibitor sotorasib in heavily pretreated patients with KRAS p.G12C–mutant advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), colorectal cancer,...

lymphoma

Consolidation Radiotherapy for Patients With Advanced Hodgkin Lymphoma and a Large Nodal Mass

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Gallamini et al, the final analysis of the phase III GITIL/FIL HD0607 trial has shown that consolidation radiotherapy did not improve progression-free survival vs no further treatment in patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma and a baseline large...

lymphoma

Nonlymphoma Mortality Following Initial Chemotherapy in Patients With Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Dores et al found that patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma continue to be at elevated risk for mortality from causes other than lymphoma, despite advances in treating this disease. As stated by the investigators, “Mortality for patients...

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