Tremelimumab Plus Durvalumab Approved For Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Lyn Brook
FDA Updates
The FDA has granted approval to tremelimumab (Imjudo®, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals) in combination with durvalumab for adult patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (uHCC). "Patients with unresectable liver cancer are in need of well-tolerated treatments that can meaningfully extend overall survival," remarked Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD, MBA...
Futibatinib Receives Accelerated Approval for Cholangiocarcinoma
Lyn Brook
FDA Updates
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to futibatinib (Lytgobi®, Taiho Oncology, Inc.) for treatment of previously treated, unresectable, locally advanced, or metastatic intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) with fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene fusions or rearrangements. "Survival outcomes are historically poor in patients with ...
Durvalumab Approved for Treatment of Biliary Tract Cancer
Lyn Brook
FDA Updates
The FDA has approved durvalumab (Imfinzi®, AstraZeneca UK Limited) in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin for treatment of locally advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer. "Biliary tract cancer, a heterogeneous group of malignancies that includes intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder cancer, and ampulla of Vater c...
Providing Proficiency for Personalized Care Plans for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Lyn Brook
Practice Patterns
An educational enduring online activity provided by i3 Health has demonstrated knowledge gains pertaining to up-to-date treatment and personalized health care plans for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). Recently the American Cancer Society estimated that CRC would see 151,030 new cases, with 52,580 of these diagnoses being fatal, this year alone,...
Nivolumab Plus Fluoropyrimidine and Platinum-Based Chemotherapy and Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab Approved for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Lyn Brook
FDA Updates
The FDA has approved nivolumab (Opdivo®, Bristol Myers Squibb) in combination with fluoropyrimidine with platinum-based chemotherapy, and nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab (Yervoy®, Bristol Myers Squibb) for treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). "Esophageal cancer causes more than half a...
Addressing Knowledge Gaps in the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Lyn Brook
Practice Patterns
An educational activity provided by i3 Health has revealed significant learning gains in the knowledge of novel treatment strategies for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The activity was presented virtually at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in 2020 and was made available as an enduring online activity. Colorecta...

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