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FDA Committee Recommends Continuing Accelerated Approval Status of Tecentriq in Certain Patients with Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

May 6th 2021, 6:00pm

Article

Members of an FDA committee voted in favor of Tecentriq plus Abraxane keeping its accelerated approval for the treatment of adults with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer whose tumors express PD-L1.

When Oncologists Retire, Their Patients Must Learn to Embrace Change

May 6th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

“We’re all blessed that there are so many dedicated, caring health care professionals willing to step in and fill the void when members of the team move or retire,” writes a patient with cancer. “We can never forget how tough a gig it is or say thank you enough.”

A Prostate Cancer Researcher’s Unique Perspective as A Cancer Survivor

May 6th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Leanne Burnham, Ph.D., discusses the research she’s working on to address health disparities in Black men with prostate cancer after being inspired by her father’s diagnosis, and shares her own cancer survival story.

FDA Grants Keytruda-Lenvima Combo Priority Review for Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer and Endometrial Cancer

May 6th 2021, 1:52pm

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The priority review will focus on the combination of Keytruda and Lenvima for the first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma, as well as the treatment of certain patients with endometrial carcinoma.

Nurse Finds ‘Silver Lining’ for Survivors of Cancer with Virtual Visits

May 6th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

Virtual visits during the COVID-19 pandemic improved satisfaction and convenience, as well as reduced stress and anxiety in veterans who have survived cancer.

FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Upholding Tecentriq’s Indication in First-Line Treatment of Bladder Cancer

May 5th 2021, 9:00pm

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FDA committee members recently voted in favor of upholding Tecentriq’s accelerated approval indication for the first-line treatment of certain adults with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who are ineligible for standard chemotherapy.

FDA Approves Keytruda for Use With Trastuzumab and Chemotherapy for Subtypes of Stomach Cancer

May 5th 2021, 6:58pm

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Based on findings from the KEYNOTE-811 trial, the FDA approved Keytruda for the treatment of patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic HER2-positive gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in combination with trastuzumab and chemotherapy.

Unhealthy Habits May Increase in Some Women After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

May 5th 2021, 6:00pm

Article

Women who receive a breast cancer diagnosis were more likely to develop unhealthy behaviors one and two years after diagnosis, even if they were considered healthy at time of diagnosis.

How Blizzards and Cancer Are Similar

May 5th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

A cancer survivor recalls how a book quote about a blizzard became a metaphor for her own experiences with cancer.

Risk of COVID-19 'Far Outweighs' Rare Blood Clot Risk from J&J Single-Dose Vaccine in Patients with Cancer

May 5th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

Patients with cancer should receive whichever COVID-19 vaccine is made available to them as the benefits far outweigh the risks, according to an expert from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.