Sometimes the distinctions between cancer treatment groups are a little blurry. Here’s a guide to their definitions and origins.
A recent HHS announcement spurred concern that FDA oversight of LDTs was eroding, threatening patient safety — but the reality is less dire.
Risks of moving clinical trials online include missing key information about the patient experience — and higher dropout rates could also impair the overall quality of trials.
The social media platform can be useful as an education tool for oncologists to stay up to date on new research in oncology — but physicians still need to be mindful of the information sources.
It remains important to interrogate how structural discrimination influences the collection of patient-reported outcomes.
Black patients were half as likely to receive remdesivir as White patients, according to researchers from the CCC19.
New research presented at ASCO 2020 sheds light on conflicts of interest among NCCN panelists and links industry dollars to measures of academic success among junior faculty.
Two recent papers are encouraging cancer center executives to rethink how they position their services to potential patients.
The FDA has approved Crysvita® (burosumab-twza; Ultragenyx) for the treatment of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23)-related hypophosphatemia in tumor-induced osteomalacia associated with phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors that cannot be curatively resected or localized in patients aged ≥2 years.
A Penn Medicine team debuts its program focused on cancer care at home — just in time for COVID-19.
Streamlined prescribing and reimbursement, patient education tools aim to overcome barriers to adoption of genetic testing.
The new generation of cancer drugs behave quite differently than cytotoxic therapies, and that may mean phase 1 trials need to be updated.
Pooling data from physicians and patients appears to be an efficient way to answer urgent questions.
The best bet for a new company hoping to deliver on a lofty promise to “remake medicine” could rely on drug repurposing.
Screening patients by phone before they come to a clinic may help to eliminate potentially redundant visits and lower the risk of infection.
A federal ruling will force trial sponsors to post basic results on ClinicalTrials.gov, but it is unclear whether this is a feasible mandate.
CRISPR-modified T cells were used in 3 patients with advanced cancer for the first time, showing modest results on tumor growth.
Research into opioid alternatives for cancer-related pain has stalled, however substance use disorders remain problematic.
Drug companies are gathering and including expanded access data in drug submissions as real-world data, but the purpose of expanded access was never for the purpose of research.
New research shows that B cells — and not just T cells — influence whether patients respond to immunotherapy in melanoma, sarcoma, and kidney cancers.