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- Ibrutinib plus rituximab superior to standard treatment for some patients with chronic leukemiaDecember 4, 2018
A clinical trial showed that ibrutinib plus rituximab is superior to standard treatment for patients age 70 and younger with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Findings were announced at the American Society of Hematology annual meeting.
- Statement from NCI Director Dr. Norman E. Sharpless on the Death of Senator John McCainAugust 27, 2018
Senator John McCain, a long-time supporter of cancer research, passed away on August 25.
- NCI-led research team develops predictor for immunotherapy response in melanomaAugust 20, 2018
In a new study, NCI-led researchers developed a gene expression predictor that can indicate whether melanoma in a specific patient is likely to respond to treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, a type of immunotherapy.