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In this interview, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, speaks with i3 Health about the approval of oral decitabine/cedazuridine (Inqovi®, Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) for adult patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Dr. Odenike, Director of the Leukemia Program at the University of Chicago and an investigator of one of the clinical trials on which the approval was based, discusses the challenges of tre...

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Tuesday, August 04, 2020
In this interview, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, speaks with i3 Health about the approval of oral decitabine/cedazuridine (Inqovi®, Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) for adult patients with myelodysplastic syndro...
Monday, August 03, 2020
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to tafasitamab-cxix (Monjuvi®, MorphoSys US Inc.) in combination with lenalidomide for adults with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)...
Friday, July 31, 2020
The FDA has approved a new indication for atezolizumab (Tecentriq®, Genentech) in combination with cobimetinib (Cotellic®, Genentech) and vemurafenib (Zelboraf®, Genentech and Daiichi-Sankyo) for the ...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Many older patients with breast cancer have significant comorbidities, increasing the challenges of treatment. These challenges are compounded by the fact that elderly patients with multiple comorbidi...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Intravenous administration of chemotherapy is the conventional method of delivery. However, several issues arise with this method, including insufficient drug penetration into the tumor tissue. Intrat...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Overscreening for colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer is prevalent among older adults in the United States, according to the results of a new study. While routine cancer screening for adults with ...

Expert Perspectives

In this interview, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, speaks with i3 Health about the approval of oral decitabine/cedazuridine (Inqovi®, Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) for adult patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Dr. Odenike, Director of the Leukemia P...
Many older patients with breast cancer have significant comorbidities, increasing the challenges of treatment. These challenges are compounded by the fact that elderly patients with multiple comorbidities are frequently excluded from participating in...
Last month, the FDA granted accelerated approval to lurbinectedin (ZepzelcaTM, Pharma Mar, S.A.) for adults with metastatic small-cell lung cancer experiencing disease progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy. In this interview, Luis Paz-A...
Ten-year results from the FAST study show that there are no significant differences in normal tissue effects (NTE) rates after 28.5 Gy/5 fractions (fr) compared with 50 Gy/25 fr in patients with early breast cancer; however, NTE were higher with 30 G...
Selinexor (Xpovio®, Karyopharm Therapeutics) was recently FDA approved to treat relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). This approval extends to patients with DLBCL that resulted from follicular lymphoma and those who had previousl...

Original Research

Pre-activity assessment data from i3 Health's nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) activity "Understanding and Optimizing CAR T-Cell Therapy for Patients With B-Cell Malignancies" has revealed significant baseline knowledge gaps regardi...
At the 67th Society of Government Service Urologists (SGSU) Kimbrough Urological Seminar, held from January 15th to 19th, 2020, in Charlotte, North Carolina, i3 Health conducted a survey of participants regarding the formats in which they wished to r...
Pre-activity assessment data from i3 Health's continuing medical education (CME)/continuing nursing education (CNE) activity "Optimizing the Management of Advanced Cervical Cancer With Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy" has revealed significant baseline k...
Due to the increase in treatment options for castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) in recent years, some confusion exists over the optimal therapeutic approach. A number of factors must be considered in CRPC treatment, including patient health ...
Optimal management of carcinoid syndrome in patients with neuroendocrine tumors poses a challenge, due to the fact that the primary symptoms of carcinoid syndrome are associated with more common diseases. Because timely recognition is difficult, symp...

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