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Lenalidomide plus rituximab for the initial treatment of frail older patients with DLBCL: the FIL_ReRi phase 2 study

There are too many options for DLBCL now with monoclonal antibodies, bispecific and CAR-T therapy, but in frail patients, this might be an option. Tafatistamab with lenalidomide had higher ORR (55vs 50) and CR( 37 vs 27%) but this is comparing different trials, and this trial had mostly elderly pts, I do feel tafatistamab is fairly well tolerated though. But when in doubt this seems to be a fair option.

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Perioperative Durvalumab for Resectable Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Adding Durvalumab to chemotherapy preop improved CR (17.2 vs4.3%) regardless of PLD -1 status. We already have approval for neoadjuvant chemotherapy and immunotherapy combinations in resectable lung cancer, so not sure if this regimen will be favored.
The unique thinkg about this one is that durva was also given post op ( not in the opidvo trial) but you can give pembrolizumab as adjuvant in those pts who had opdivo preop, and now pembrolizumab just got its approval in the neoadjuvant setting (last month) in which nit is given post op too.

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NALIRIFOX versus nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine in treatment-naive patients with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (NAPOLI 3): a randomised, open-label, phase 3 trial

You may have enrolled a patient in this trial, but it seems we may have a new first line regimen. Surprisingly toxicity simar in both arms, but there was improvement in PFS and OS (17% reduction in death) although it wasn’t statistically significant in OS.
More diarrhea with nalirifox, but more neutropenia with gem abraxane.

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Overall survival with sacituzumab govitecan in hormone receptor-positive and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative metastatic breast cancer (TROPiCS-02): a randomised, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial

This is another option for HR positive patients after failing hormonal therapy, with an acceptable toxicity profile. Patients were HER-2 negative. (The study does not indicate if patients were HER-2 low.) It will be interesting to see how this will fair in this population now that there is another option with Enhrtu. Interesting though, patients without visceral metastases did better with chemotherapy.

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Prophylactic Radiation Therapy Versus Standard of Care for Patients With High-Risk Asymptomatic Bone Metastases: A Multicenter, Randomized Phase II Clinical Trial

This article was recommended by Dr. Carrascosa. The study is promising, but the number of patients is small. Another thing to consider is the use of a bone enhancing agent (only 50% of patients had it on both arms). The authors recommended larger trials, which may help add a sub-analysis to assess the role of bone enhancing agents.

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Cytoreductive surgery with or without hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients with advanced ovarian cancer (OVHIPEC-1): final survival analysis of a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial

The final results from the OVHIPEC1 study confirm a survival benefit in stage III epithelial ovarian cancers. The OS benefit was about 12 months, and the PFS benefit was four months in favor of CRS + HIPEC compared to CRS alone. This should be offered to patients in the context of definitive surgery.

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