• Pembrolizumab plus radiotherapy safe, active in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer

    9 monthes ago - By Healio

    Pembrolizumab plus radiotherapy appeared safe and demonstrated encouraging clinical activity among a small cohort of women with poor-prognosis, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, according to results of a phase 2 trial published in Cancer.
    Responses to the combination appeared more likely when administered earlier in the treatment course and in PD-L1-positive tumors, researchers found.
    “Although radiation is a sophisticated and practical local therapy for women with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, we felt that its full potential as an immune-modulating treatment has been
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  • Multifraction Radiotherapy Slightly Better Than Single-Fraction for Metastatic Spinal Compression

    9 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Multifraction radiotherapy provides slightly better ambulatory status among patients with spinal-canal compression from metastatic cancer, compared with single-fraction radiotherapy, according to findings from the SCORAD noninferiority trial.
    Reuters Health Information
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