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  • A Treatment That Came Just in Time

    Cancer survivor Laurie Adami reflects on her experience participating in a clinical trial that ultimately contributed to the March 2021 approval of a CAR-T cell therapy for follicular lymphoma.

    by Laurie Adami

  • Expanding Immunotherapy

    At a patient advocate event, researchers discussed how to extend the benefits of immunotherapy to more people.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • How Long Do Immunotherapy Side Effects Last?

    For people with melanoma who receive immune checkpoint inhibitors after surgery, side effects can remain even after treatment has been completed. These chronic side effects are most often mild.

    by Anna Goshua

  • Immunotherapy Indications Withdrawn

    In recent months, drugmakers have announced they are withdrawing indications for four immune checkpoint inhibitors in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration. What does this mean for patients who are taking these drugs?

    by Anna Goshua

  • Patient Advocates Tune in for Precision Medicine Primer

    Scientists and physicians discussed advances in targeted therapies and immunotherapies, as well as the lessons COVID-19 research has taught to cancer researchers.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Immunotherapy Options for Breast Cancer

    Two immune checkpoint inhibitors are now approved for treatment of some people with advanced breast cancer, but trial results have raised some questions.

    by Anna Goshua

  • What Is Tumor Mutational Burden?

    The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug for tumors with high tumor mutational burden regardless of tumor type. But some medical oncologists say it's not clear the biomarker is valid across all cancer types.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Treating Cancer Patients With COVID-19: A New York City Experience

    An analysis of cancer patients who were infected with the coronavirus and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City suggests certain risk factors may predict more severe COVID-19.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Exploring Immunotherapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Following the approval of the first immunotherapy for breast cancer by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March 2019, experts at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium discussed avenues for further development.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Navigating Hospital Discharge Decisions

    Patients with advanced cancer often go to rehabilitation facilities after a hospital stay in hopes of gaining the strength for further treatment, but the majority do not go on to receive additional cancer therapy, a study reports.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

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