Conor Killmurray

Friday Frontline: Oncologist With Terminal Cancer Gifted Tickets to 2021 Super Bowl, Indiana Pacers Guard Caris LeVert Undergoes Surgery for Kidney Cancer, And More

January 29, 2021

From a urologist with a terminal cancer diagnosis receiving tickets to the 2021 Super Bowl to see his favorite quarterback Tom Brady compete for a seventh championship, to Indiana Pacers guard Caris LeVert undergoing surgery for renal cell carcinoma, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

FDA Approves Cabometyx-Opdivo For Metastatic RCC Treatment

January 22, 2021

After a fast-track designation, the Food and Drug Administration approved the combination of Cabometyx and Opdivo in the firstline setting for patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Counseling, Targeted Interventions Needed to Improve Health-Related Quality of Life in Young Colon Cancer Survivors

January 17, 2021

The researchers concluded that the overall low health-related quality of life scores for young CRC survivors in the categories of social and functional well-being should be targeted by appropriate methods, which could include counseling and quality of life interventions.

Keytruda and Chemotherapy Combination Broadens Number of Treatable Patients with TNBC

January 08, 2021

In an interview with CURE®, lead study investigator of the Keynote 355 trial, Dr. Hope S Rugo, discusses the results of the study that led to the FDA approval of the combination therapy and what further data means for certain patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Friday Frontline: Leukemia Survivor Organizes Essential Blood Drives During Pandemic, A Kindergarten Teacher Teaches Her Students During Chemo Sessions Through Zoom, And More

January 08, 2021

From one leukemia survivor organizing essential blood drives for patients with cancer as COVID-19 delays hit, to a kindergarten teacher handling a recurrence of ovarian cancer by continuing to teach her students through Zoom, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.