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The FDA has granted an accelerated approval to Tecentriq as a frontline treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who are not eligible for cisplatin chemotherapy.
Immunotherapy showed improved survival benefits for stage 3 and 4 melanoma, but it came at a price of greater toxicity, according to a randomized, double-blind phase 3 study that compared 10 mg/kg Yervoy (ipilimumab) or a lower dose of the anti-CTLA-4 anticlonal antibody.
The PD-1 inhibitor, Opdivo, may be a promising option for patients with advanced anal cancer, according to a recent study.
In an interview with CURE, Evan Y. Yu, M.D., discusses the current treatment options for metastatic urothelial carcinoma, the unmet needs that still exist in this space and the possibilities for the future treatment landscape.
Opdivo (nivolumab) showed better long-term survival rates than expected for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
According to a phase II study, an immunotherapy targeting HPV-infected cells led to a one-year survival rate among patients with recurrent metastatic cervical cancer.
In an interview with CURE, Arlene O. Siefker-Radtke, M.D., discusses immune treatment and the immune landscape for the treatment of patients with urothelial cancers.
Should patients avoid immunotherapy because of the side effects that have been reported? Dr. Lichtenfeld shares his thoughts.
David McDermott, M.D. discusses new advances made to treat kidney cancer.
An independent data monitoring committee recommended that the phase 3 ADAPT trial exploring rocapuldencel-T (AGS-003) for the frontline treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) be stopped, but Argos Therapeutics explained that they will keep the trial open.