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FDA approves entrectinib for NTRK solid tumors and ROS-1 NSCLC

FDA approves entrectinib for NTRK solid tumors and ROS-1 NSCLC On August 15, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to entrectinib (ROZLYTREK, Genentech Inc.) for adults and...
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3 Studies Show No Association Between Tumor Mutational Burden and Key Outcomes in NSCLC

The 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) took place September 7-10. As the world’s largest gathering of international researchers, clinicians and scientists in the field of lung cancer, there...
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A Prostate Cancer Surgeon (and Survivor) Reflects On What He’s Learned

Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer affecting men. In fact, the World Cancer Research Fund stated that 2018 saw 1.3 million new cases of prostate cancer....
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FDA approves combo KEYTRUDA + LENVIMA for some endometrial carcinoma patients

On September 17, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to the combination of pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA, Merck) plus lenvatinib (LENVIMA, Eisai) for the treatment of patients with advanced...
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How A Leukemia Diagnosis Led To Donor Awareness & A Clothing Line

There were over 414,000 people living with leukemia in the United States in 2016, according to the National Cancer Institute. This particular type of cancer is found in blood and...
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Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer, Symptoms & New Guidelines For Testing

Given the new screening recommendations, and the fact that it's Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to provide the latest information on BRCA testing, implications, symptoms, risk of developing ovarian...
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Tips For Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis

Coping with a cancer diagnosis seems like a huge undertaking. Not to mention, nobody asked you if you wanted to take it on. Cancer seems to find us when we...

A Skin Cancer Survivor Shares 3 Ways To Protect Your Skin

One of the many powerful cancer resources we have access to is each other. Cancer patients, cancer survivors and cancer caregivers all have information based on their personal experience. When...
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FDA approves Bayer’s Nubeqa® (darolutamide), for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

FDA approves Bayer's Nubeqa® (darolutamide), a new treatment for men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer WHIPPANY, N.J., July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Nubeqa® (darolutamide), an...
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FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for PD-L1+ Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for PD-L1+ Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma The FDA has approved pembrolizumab (Keytruda) monotherapy as a treatment for patients with recurrent, locally advanced, or metastatic esophageal squamous cell...
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SURVIVEiT® – What Role Will You Play?

At SURVIVEiT, we believe that everyone deserves access to the very best in cancer care and we believe that everyone can be their best advocate, with a little help from...
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SURVIVEiT® – How Can You Encourage Others to Support?

In our first blog post, we spoke about how you as an individual can help support SURVIVEiT and our vision that everyone deserves access to the very best in cancer...