As the medical community struggles to understand and limit the impact of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, there are still more questions than answers. In this article, rheumatologists discuss the cytokine storm and experimental therapies, including IL-6 inhibitors and hydroxychloroquine.
A new oral immunotherapy drug for peanut allergies will be the No. 4 most influential medical innovation for 2020, predict experts at Cleveland Clinic.
Two analyses of a large Cleveland Clinic cohort confirm the importance of immunotherapy in treating NSCLC brain metastases and reveal critical indicators of efficacy.
The phase 3 KEYNOTE-630 trial has begun enrolling patients with high-risk, locally advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) to evaluate the curative potential of PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab.
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Despite major progress in treating metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma, metastatic non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma remains poorly understood.
A breast oncologist’s take on three new treatment modalities for a difficult-to-treat cancer.
Data from 15 centers in the U.S. and Europe indicate that immunosuppressive therapy should be used more frequently in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
A multicenter team studied the safety of immunotherapy atezolizumab in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome who had either failed or never received conventional HMA therapy.
The list of cancer immunotherapy drugs is growing, along with immune-related adverse events (IRAEs). ACR 2018 offers several sessions to update rheumatology providers on this fast-developing topic.
Immunotherapy hasn’t benefited breast cancer patients — yet. Breast medical oncologist Megan Kruse, MD, explains how that may be changing.