Treatment with time-limited venetoclax (Venclexta)-based combination regimens resulted in superior rates of undetectable minimal residual disease (uMRD) in the peripheral blood at 15 months compared with chemoimmunotherapy (CIT) in fit patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), according to findings from the GAIA (CLL13) clinical trial.
At “The Pharma Pipeline” Roundtable during the 3rd Annual CCA Summit, experts from several pharmaceutical companies discussed recent and upcoming drugs in development for cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), emphasizing drug safety and a focus on patients.
Dermatologic and ocular adverse events require appropriate and timely referral, and circulating tumor (ct)DNA analysis may not detect genomic fusions, as discussed in Session VI, “Molecularly Targeted Therapies in CCA,” at the 3rd Annual CCA Summit.
According to data from a European registry, approximately 1 in 6 patients with cancer who recovered from COVID-19 infection experienced long-term sequelae (ie, “long-haul” COVID-19), placing them at increased risk for death or discontinuation of anticancer treatment.
The benefits of next-generation sequencing, liquid biopsy, the need for integration of local and systemic therapies, advanced intraductal interventions, and advanced radiotherapy technologies in biliary tract cancers were addressed in Session VII, “Interventional Oncology and Locoregional Therapy,” at the 3rd Annual CCA Summit.