Kidney Cancer | Tumor

NCCN Recommends Lenvima Plus Keytruda for First-Line Renal Cell Carcinoma: What Patients Should Know

April 9th 2021, 1:00pm

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CURE spoke with Dr. Eric Jonasch about the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Category 1 recommendation for the combination use of Lenvima plus Keytruda for the treatment of front-line renal cell carcinoma. In particular, how it can impact a patient’s treatment journey.

FDA’s Fotivda Approval Provides Certain Patients With Kidney Cancer ‘Another Future Treatment Option’

March 24th 2021, 6:00pm

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The biggest reason the FDA’s recent approval of Fotivda is important for adults with relapsed or refractory advanced renal cell carcinoma who have received two or more prior systemic therapies, according to an expert from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, is that it offers them a very tolerable treatment option that may preserve quality of life.

Recent News and Updates in Kidney Cancer

March 15th 2021, 9:00pm

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In honor of Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, CURE® compiled some recent kidney cancer news and updates patients may have missed.

FDA Approves Fotivda for Kidney Cancer Subset

March 10th 2021, 9:04pm

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The agency granted approval to Fotivda in adults with relapsed or refractory advanced renal cell carcinoma who have received two or more prior systemic therapies.

Cabometyx-Opdivo Should Become ‘One of the New Standards of Care’ in Treating Kidney Cancer Subtype

March 9th 2021, 10:00pm

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The combination of Cabometyx (cabozantinib) plus Opdivo (nivolumab) “is certainly going to become one of the new standards of care” for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma now that the regimen is approved, according to an expert from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Immunotherapy Combinations Offer ‘Hope and Promise’ for Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

February 23rd 2021, 2:00pm

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Positive results from the phase 3 CLEAR clinical trial, presented at the 2021 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, are just one more dataset that could offer “a sense of hope and promise” for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), says the study’s lead author, Dr. Robert J. Motzer.

Newly a Mom, Kayla Got a Cancer Diagnosis

February 23rd 2021, 12:30pm

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In June 2020, Kayla Bulkley gave birth to her and her husband’s long-awaited baby girl, Jane. Within a month, Kayla was diagnosed with kidney cancer.

Cabometyx Significantly Prolongs Survival Over Sutent in Rare Form of Kidney Cancer

February 18th 2021, 2:00pm

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The study results, according to one expert, show that Cabometyx should be considered the new standard for systemic therapy in patients with metastatic papillary renal cell carcinoma.

Lenvima Plus Keytruda Associated With Better Results Than Sutent Alone in Patients With Advanced Type of Kidney Cancer

February 13th 2021, 10:00pm

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The results of the phase 3 trial, according to one expert, support the use of Lenvima with Keytruda as a possible first-line treatment option for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

Novel Therapy Demonstrates Limited Activity and Poor Safety Outcomes in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

February 13th 2021, 6:00pm

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Treatment with sapanisertib was associated with limited activity and poor safety outcomes in patients with refractory metastatic renal cell carcinoma.