• Avelumab safe, effective for treatment of gestational trophoblastic tumors

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Avelumab appeared effective and safe for women with gestational trophoblastic tumors resistant to monochemotherapy, according to results of a single-arm phase 2 study presented during the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program.
    “This study shows that the immunotherapy avelumab works against these tumors in patients when they are resistant to single-agent chemotherapy,” Benoit You, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud and Lyon Investigational Center for Treatments in Oncology and Hematology in France, said during a presentation. “Although
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  • Avelumab Offers Post-Chemo Hope to Women With Rare Tumor

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Women with gestational trophoblastic tumors may be able to avoid polychemotherapy after progressing on single-agent treatment, say French clinicians who report that half were 'cured' after immunotherapy.
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