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Stockholm, Sweden—The indefinite use of bevacizumab (Avastin) in patients with re lapsed ovarian cancer got another boost at the 2011 European Multi disciplinary Cancer Congress, with a subanalysis of the phase 3 OCEANS trial showing consistent benefit across subgroups.
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Stockholm, Sweden—Two expensive drugs may be better than 1 for maintenance treatment of advanced non– small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress.
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Stockholm, Sweden—An investigational alpha-pharmaceutical not only prevented skeletal-related events (SREs) in patients with prostate cancer with bone metastases in a phase 3 study presented at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress, but it also improved overall survival.
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Stockholm, Sweden—The cost of cancer therapies is a growing concern not only for patients but also for providers and payers. Addressing the cost burden for those involved in cancer care is becoming a priority that cannot be avoided with the growing role of targeted therapies in oncology.
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Stockholm, Sweden—With recognition of common tumor mutations and a pipeline full of biologic agents that target them, personalized medicine should be all but a fait accompli. But one expert told attendees at the European Society for Medical Oncology’s 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress, “We may be overpromising our patients.”
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Milan—Continuing first-line chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer until disease progression significantly improves overall (OS) and progression free survival (PFS), according to a meta-analysis reported at the 35th ESMO Congress.
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Milan—Because the toxicity profiles for the 3 monoclonal antibodies used in treating metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) differ, there are substantial differences in the cost of treating side effects, according to research presented at the 35th ESMO Congress.
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Milan—Men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) gained 4 months in overall survival (OS) when treated with the novel antiandrogen abiraterone acetate, data from a large randomized trial showed.
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