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FDA approves sBLA for Opdivo updating dosing schedule. - BMS

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced the FDA has approved a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) updating the Opdivo (nivolumab) dosing schedule...

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CHMP negative against Sutent for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients at a high risk of recurrent renal cell carcinoma (RCC) following nephrectomy.- Pfizer.

Pfizer Inc.announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended...

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Guidelines on Renal Cell Carcinoma

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Renal Cell Cancer (RCC) Guidelines Panel has compiled these clinical guidelines to provide urologists...

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Renal cell carcinoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Journal articles

Improving outcomes in high-risk, nonmetastatic renal cancer: new data and ongoing trials.

High-risk, localized renal cancer is associated with recurrence rates of up to 75% at 10 years. The outcomes of patients at this disease stage depend on optimal patient stratification, surgical management and systemic therapy selection.

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Immunotherapy in metastatic urothelial carcinoma: focus on immune checkpoint inhibition.

Immunotherapy has been used in localized urothelial carcinoma for decades, especially in the treatment of superficial disease, in which instillation of BCG is a commonly used treatment option.

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Management and outcomes of patients with renal medullary carcinoma: a multicentre collaborative study.

Objective: To describe the management strategies and outcomes of patients with renal medullary carcinoma (RMC) and characterise predictors of overall survival (OS).

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Clinical trials

A Study of Atezolizumab in Combination With Bevacizumab Versus Sunitinib in Participants With Untreated Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma [IMmotion151]

This multi-center, randomized, open-label study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab (MPDL3280A) plus bevacizumab versus sunitinib in participants with inoperable, locally advanced, or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...

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Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab Versus Sunitinib in Previously Untreated Advanced or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (CheckMate 214)

The purpose of this study is to compare the objective response rate, progression free survival and the overall survival of Nivolumab combined with Ipilimumab to Sunitinib monotherapy in patients with previously untreated Renal Cell Cancer.

Added 4 years ago

Phase 3 Trial of Autologous Dendritic Cell Immunotherapy Plus Standard Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (ADAPT)

This is a trial of AGS-003, which is being studied as a possible treatment for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma. The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is an overall survival (OS) benefit between subjects treated with AGS-003...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.