In patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), afatinib significantly improved overall survival (OS) compared to erlotinib, according to data presented at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago.
New data from Phase III trials showed that the addition of tiotropium Respimat in adult patients with mild, moderate and severe asthma who continue to experience symptoms despite the use of maintenance therapies improved lung function. Boehringer Ingelheim recently presented the new data on investigational tiotropium delivered via Respimat® inhaler at the 2015 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.
Many nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) patients at high risk for stroke may be undertreated, according to poster presentation sessions at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 64th Annual Scientific Session in San Diego, Calif.
Phase 3 results show significant pathological complete response for nab-paclitaxel in neoadjuvant breast cancer
The German Breast Group (GBG) said nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) demonstrated significant benefit for patients with early high risk breast cancer when compared to conventional solvent-based paclitaxel, according to data presented at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, December 9-13 in San Antonio, Texas.
Data from the largest clinical trial of myelofibrosis patients treated with ruxolitinib (Jakavi, Novartis) support its safety profile and efficacy benefit, as measured in primary and secondary end points, according to a study presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Francisco.
AAAP: Data presented from largest combination buprenorphine/naloxone opioid dependence trial ever conducted in the US
In patients with opioid dependence, buprenorphine and naloxone (Zubsolv, Orexo) sublingual tablet (CIII) demonstrated comparable patient retention in treatment at days 3 and 15 versus generic buprenorphine and Suboxone film respectively, according to data presented at the 25th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) in Aventura, Fla.
ASH: 6-year data reinforce superiority of nilotinib over imatinib in newly-diagnosed patients with Ph+ CML
Nilotinib (Tasigna) should be considered as a leading option for front-line therapy in the treatment of Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML), according to data presented at the 56th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco.