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New life-changing survival data for women with HR+/HER2- metastatic breast cancer

Novartis is pleased to share new study results for KISQALI® (ribociclib), which now include overall survival (OS) data that no other CDK 4/6 inhibitor has yet reported: statistically significant OS in in first-line postmenopausal patients with an aromatase inhibitor.1 MONALEESA-2 was a dedicated first-line trial of KISQALI + letrozole vs placebo + letrozole in postmenopausal patients […]

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U.S. FDA Grants BRUKINSA® (Zanubrutinib) Approval in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia

BeiGene Ltd. Announces a new approval for BRUKINSA (zanubrutinib) in Waldenström’s macroglobulinaemia, including the updated Prescribing Information. For more information: Download BRUKINSA Full Prescribing Information Download BRUKINSA Patient Information BRUKINSA WEBSITE

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Clinical Trial Support Center Available to Connect Patients with Blood Cancer to Clinical Trials

ASH and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Clinical Trial Support Center (CTSC) have collaborated to enhance access to LLS’s free service providing clinical trials navigation and support to health care professionals, and patients with blood cancer and their families. ASH member physicians and their care teams, along with patients and caregivers, receive one-on-one support […]

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New ASCO-COA Oncology Medical Home Standards Set High Bar, Offers Roadmap for Comprehensive High-Quality, Patient-Centered Cancer Care Delivery 

On July 13, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) jointly released new Oncology Medical Home (OMH) standards to provide a comprehensive roadmap for oncology practices to deliver high-quality, evidence based cancer care. By releasing the new standards, ASCO and COA seek to achieve a broad consensus among all […]

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USDA Approves Bristol Myers Squibb’s and bluebird bio’s Abecma (idecabtagene vicleucel), the First Anti-BCMA CAR T Cell Therapy for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) and bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Abecma (idecabtagene vicleucel; ide-cel) as the first B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma after four or more prior lines […]

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves OPDIVO® (nivolumab) in Combination with CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib) as First-line Treatment for Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that OPDIVO®(nivolumab) 240 mg (injection for intravenous use) every two weeks or 480 mg every four weeks in combination with CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib) 40 mg once daily tablets was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC).1 The approval is […]

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Clinical case studies demonstrate the performance of the Signatera™ test in cancer patients receiving immunotherapy.

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Natera, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRA), a pioneer and global leader in cell-free DNA testing, today announced it will present new immunotherapy data on its personalized and tumor-informed molecular residual disease (MRD) assay, Signatera, at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 35th Anniversary Annual Meeting, taking place November 9-14, 2020.  Natera will present […]

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PALTOWN and Natera team up to launch COLONTOWN University

PALTOWN Development Foundation today announced its partnership with Natera, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRA), a pioneer and global leader in cell-free DNA testing, on the launch of COLONTOWN University (CTU), the first of its kind online learning center for over 5,300 Colorectal Cancer (CRC) patients and caregivers. COLONTOWN University is a secure online platform that hosts training and educational […]

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Natera Announces Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial with Signatera™

Natera, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRA), a pioneer and global leader in cell-free DNA, today announced that its Signatera molecular residual disease (MRD) test will be used in the DARE study, a multi-center clinical trial of palbociclib (IBRANCE®), a CDK4/6 inhibitor developed by Pfizer for the treatment of HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer when given in combination with an aromatase […]

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Lilly, USA announces Thyroid Cancer Testing Program for thyroid cancer patients.

Lilly’s Thyroid Cancer Testing Program is designed to provide access to molecular testing for appropriate advanced or metastatic medullary thyroid cancer (“MTC”) patients 12 years of age and older who require systemic therapy and advanced or metastatic non-medullary thyroid cancer (“non-MTC”) patients 12 years of age and older who are radioactive iodine-refractory (if radioactive iodine […]

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