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Astera Cancer Care Announces Its First Patient Treated With Cancer-Fighting Natural Killer – Immune System Cells

First Patient in the World Enrolled in Expansion Phase of Exelixis Jewel-101 Trial 

First Patients Enrolled Worldwide in ASCENT-07 Trial 

Paper publication in Lancet Oncology:

Cabozantinib in combination with atezolizumab in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: results from an expansion cohort of a multicentre, open-label, phase 1b trial (COSMIC-021)


Lisocabtagene maraleucel as second-line therapy in adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma who were not intended for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (PILOT): an open-label, phase 2 study


Abstract presentation from AMSOC: Cabozantinib plus atezolizumab in advanced head and neck cancer previously treated with platinum-containing chemotherapy: Results from cohort 17 of the COSMIC-021 study


Recent abstract presentation from ESMO Congress – 481P – A phase I first-inhuman study of XL092 in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors:  Results from dose-escalation of XL092 along and in combination with atezeolizumab.


Recent abstract presentation from ASCO Annual Meeting:

[68Ga]Ga-PSMA-11 PET baseline imaging as a prognostic tool for clinical outcomes to [177Lu]Lu-PSMA-617 in patients with mCRPC: A VISION substudy.


Cabozantinib (C) plus atezolizumab (A) or C alone in patients (pts) with advanced non–small cell lung cancer (aNSCLC) previously treated with an immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI): Results from Cohorts 7 and 20 of the COSMIC-021 study.


Evolution of biomarker testing in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (aNSCLC) and metastatic breast cancer (mBC) in U.S. community practices.


Phase 2/3, randomized, open-label study of an individualized neoantigen vaccine (self-amplifying mRNA and adenoviral vectors) plus immune checkpoint blockade as maintenance for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic colorectal cancer (GRANITE).


Lisocabtagene maraleucel (liso-cel) as second-line (2L) therapy for R/R large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL) in patients (pt) not intended for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT): Primary analysis from the phase 2 PILOT study.


Recent abstract presentation from ASCO GU:  A phase Ib, open-label study evaluating the safety and efficacy of ipatasertib + rucaparib in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).


Recent abstract presentation from ASCO Quality Care:  Evaluating the effect of a scalable cancer-navigation program on total cost of care.


Recent abstract presentation from ASTRO:  A Phase 2 Study of Magrolimab Combination Therapy in Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous-Cell Carcinoma