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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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Takeda announces FDA approval for EXKIVITY™ (mobocertinib)

Takeda has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EXKIVITY™ (mobocertinib), the first oral therapy to target epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 20 insertion mutations in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).1 EXKIVITY is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC […]

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Merck’s WELIREG™ (belzutifan) Receives FDA Approval

Merck has informed OSCO that WELIREG™ (belzutifan) 40-mg tablets has received FDA approval. WELIREG is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease who require therapy for associated renal cell carcinoma (RCC), central nervous system (CNS) hemangioblastomas, or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET), not requiring immediate surgery. SELECTED SAFETY INFORMATION WARNING: EMBRYO-FETAL […]

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Natera’s Signatera® Selected for US Trial

Natera is proud to announce that Signatera has been selected for NRG Oncology pivotal CIRCULATE – US trial for patients with resected stage II or III colon cancer. CIRCULATE -US (NRG-G1008) is a prospective, multi-center, randomized clinical trial that aims to establish a new standard of care (SOC) for these patients using Signatera MRD to guide […]

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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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Pfizer Vaccines US Medical Affairs hosting Informational sessions on COMIRNATY®.

The Pfizer Vaccines US Medical Affairs team will be hosting “Medical Updates:  Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, also known as COMIRNATY® (COVID-19 Vaccine, mRNA),” on Tuesdays, at 5pm ET and Thursday’s at 12pm ET for the remainder of 2021.    These sessions will be continuously updated to reflect new information and changes that evolve.  Such updates will be identified at the start of each session and further […]

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Opdivo® (nivolumab) for the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients with High-Risk Urothelial Carcinoma

On 8/20/21 Bristol Myers Squibb announced that Opdivo®(nivolumab) 240 mg every two weeks or 480 mg every four weeks (injection for intravenous use) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the adjuvant treatment of patients with urothelial carcinoma (UC) who are at high risk of recurrence after undergoing radical resection, regardless of prior […]

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Permanent J-Code Assigned for Pepaxto® (melphalan flufenamide)

INDICATION:   PEPAXTO is indicated in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least four prior lines of therapy and whose disease is refractory to at least one proteasome inhibitor, one immunomodulatory agent, and one CD38-directed monoclonal antibody. This indication is approved under […]

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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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KEYTRUDA® receives additional FDA approval

The FDA has approved KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Injection 100 mg for the treatment of patients with high-risk early-stage triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) in combination with chemotherapy as neoadjuvant treatment, and then continued as a single agent as adjuvant treatment after surgery. Recommended Dosage for High-Risk Early-Stage TNBC Please refer to the Prescribing Information for KEYTRUDA for information […]

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