January 2022, Vol 12, No 1

The results from 2 phase 3 clinical trials highlighted the superiority of CAR T-cell therapies over current standard of care (SOC) when used earlier in the course of treatment for patients with large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL). These findings were reported at the ASH 2021 Annual Meeting and Exposition. Read More ›

Second-line therapy with trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu; T-DXd) extended progression-free survival (PFS) and improved objective response rate (ORR) versus trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla; T-DM1) in women with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer, including those with stable brain metastasis at baseline, according to a subgroup analysis of a phase 3 clinical trial. Read More ›

Reducing disparities in cancer care, including those affecting research and treatment, requires a better understanding of the history of racism, noted experts during a panel discussion at the 11th Annual Summit of the Association for Value-Based Cancer Care in 2021. Read More ›

Enhanced flexibility in delivery, increased investment in digital capability, and quick adaptation to events were some of the positive impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care. Read More ›

At the 11th Annual Summit of the Association for Value-­Based Cancer Care in 2021, a panel of experts, moderated by Michael Reff, RPh, MBA, Founder and Executive Director, National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA), Cazenovia, NY, discussed the current and future state of Medically Integrated Pharmacy (MIP) and the benefits of this approach in oncology. Read More ›

Currently, 31 biosimilar products have been approved by the FDA, 20 of which have been launched in the United States. As the biosimilar markets become more competitive, so should pricing, said Sean McGowan, Senior Director, Biosimilars, AmerisourceBergen, Philadelphia, PA, who moderated a panel discussion on the gateway and watershed opportunities ahead for biosimilars and their adoption in oncology at the 11th Annual Summit of the Association for Value-Based Cancer Care in 2021. Read More ›

Results from 2 single-center studies presented at the ASH 2021 Annual Meeting and Exposition showed that nearly 1 in 6 patients with hematologic diseases had no or low antibody response after a second COVID-19 vaccination, but that the mRNA 1273 COVID-19 vaccine induced a strong antibody response in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Read More ›

Treatment with the investigational agent mosunetuzu­mab (RG7828) as monotherapy induced deep remissions in patients with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma, according to results of a recent trial presented at the ASH 2021 Annual Meeting and Exposition. Read More ›


Adagrasib (MRTX849), an inhibitor of the KRASG12C mutation, showed encouraging activity as monotherapy and in combination with cetuximab (Erbitux) in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) in the phase 1/2 KRYSTAL-1 trial. All patients had metastatic CRC with KRASG12C mutations and had received previous treatment. Read More ›

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