While a failed ebola drug helped treat hospitalized Covid-19 patients, the common cold virus could become key in treating advanced unresectable cancers.
Immunomedics Inc.’s cancer drug Trodelvy, which received accelerated U.S. regulatory approval in April 2020, extended survival time in previously treated patients with an advanced form of breast cancer in a clinical trial.
AstraZeneca Plc’s Imfinzi was approved in the European Union to treat an aggressive form of lung cancer in previously untreated adult patients.
A study published in the scientific journal Nature explains why certain kinds of cancer cells often spread to the lymph nodes before various organs within the body.
As Tocagen heads into a reverse merger with privately held Forte Biosciences, San Diego-based Denovo Biopharma swooped in to snap up that company’s retroviral replicating vector platform (RRV), including an asset that stumbled in a Phase III study that Denovo believes still has some life.
Pinpoint Therapeutics believes that the company’s approach to treat therapy-resistant cancers also may be effective against COVID-19.
GRAIL published validation data for the company’s multi-cancer early detection blood test, which can detect more than 50 different cancer types across all stages.
U.S. regulators approved AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi treatment for use against an aggressive type of lung cancer in previously untreated patients.
Researchers with the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, led by Carl June, published results from the first U.S. Phase I trial of CRISPR-Cas9-edited T-cells in humans with advanced cancer.
Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania described a death receptor pathway in cancer cells that has a primary role in its response to CAR-T cells.