Although Stivarga may cause side effects after initial treatment, a dose escalation strategy and the preemptive use of steroid creams may help patients to tolerate the regimen better, while allowing them to capitalize on the agent’s survival benefit.
CURE will host a webinar, sponsored by Amgen, in which panelists from several cancer organizations will discuss ways to improve awareness around biomarker testing, improve coordination of care for patients with lung cancer and remove barriers to access to care.
The approval of an investigational new drug application will allow Berubicin’s manufacturer to begin studying the investigational drug in adults with glioblastoma who have previously failed their first treatment.
The decision was based on data that demonstrated sotorasib induced anticancer activity and achieved a positive benefit-risk profile in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer whose disease harbors a KRAS G12C mutation.
The FDA’s fast track designation for BST-236 to treat adults aged 75 years or older with acute myeloid leukemia, or who have comorbidities that prevent the use of intensive induction chemotherapy, may open the doors to an accelerated approval.