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Confronting Stage 3 Lung Cancer With Immunotherapy6246The FDA approval of the immunotherapeutic durvalumab makes it the first treatment approved to reduce the risk of stage 3 lung cancer progressing.3/23/2018 1:19:19 PM389https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1801021H_Duvalumab_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Confronting Stage 3 Lung Cancer With ImmunotherapyThe FDA approval of the immunotherapeutic durvalumab makes it the first treatment approved to reduce the risk of stage 3 lung cancer progressing. 63
Keeping Prostate Cancer at Bay4069A new hormone therapy is the first treatment to be approved because it was found to markedly delay the spread of prostate cancer to other sites in the body.3/22/2018 6:57:37 PM246https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1801021G_Prostate_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Keeping Prostate Cancer at BayA new hormone therapy is the first treatment to be approved because it was found to markedly delay the spread of prostate cancer to other sites in the body. 62
Preventing Bone Complications for Multiple Myeloma Patients1299The FDA has expanded the use of a molecularly targeted therapeutic to include patients with multiple myeloma.2/26/2018 1:42:05 PM392https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1801021D_Myeloma_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Preventing Bone Complications for Multiple Myeloma PatientsThe FDA has expanded the use of a molecularly targeted therapeutic to include patients with multiple myeloma.61
First Targeted Therapeutic for BRCA-mutant Breast Cancer5311The FDA has approved the molecularly targeted therapeutic olaparib for treating patients who have HER2-negative breast cancer and who inherited a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.2/15/2018 5:01:56 PM558https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1801021E_Olaparib_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />First Targeted Therapeutic for BRCA-mutant Breast CancerThe FDA has approved the molecularly targeted therapeutic olaparib for treating patients who have HER2-negative breast cancer and who inherited a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.60
Expanding Molecularly Targeted Therapy to Additional Types of Lymphoma2060The FDA has expanded the use of a CD30-targeted antibody–drug conjugate to include two additional types of lymphoma.12/13/2017 3:20:36 PM1079https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1711053_LymphDrug_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Expanding Molecularly Targeted Therapy to Additional Types of LymphomaThe FDA has expanded the use of a CD30-targeted antibody–drug conjugate to include two additional types of lymphoma.59
Targeting a Rare Blood Cancer2043The molecularly targeted therapeutic vemurafenib is the first ever treatment approved by the FDA for treating Erdheim-Chester disease.12/13/2017 2:35:00 PM673https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1711052_EChester_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Targeting a Rare Blood CancerThe molecularly targeted therapeutic vemurafenib is the first ever treatment approved by the FDA for treating Erdheim-Chester disease.58
A New Molecularly Targeted Therapeutic for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma28599The newly approved therapeutic is for certain patients with an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma called mantle cell lymphoma.11/21/2017 8:11:11 PM1487https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1711027A_MantleCell_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />A New Molecularly Targeted Therapeutic for Non-Hodgkin LymphomaThe newly approved therapeutic is for certain patients with an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma called mantle cell lymphoma.57
FDA Approves Second CAR T–cell Immunotherapy28567The second of a groundbreaking new type of immunotherapy called CAR T–cell therapy is approved for certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.11/21/2017 7:14:15 PM787https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1711028A_CARTCell_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />FDA Approves Second CAR T–cell ImmunotherapyThe second of a groundbreaking new type of immunotherapy called CAR T–cell therapy is approved for certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.56
A New Molecularly Targeted Therapeutic for Breast Cancer5126The FDA has approved a new molecularly targeted therapeutic to treat breast cancer patients with a specific subtype of the disease.10/17/2017 7:46:40 PM1500https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1710006A_BreastCancer_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />A New Molecularly Targeted Therapeutic for Breast CancerThe FDA has approved a new molecularly targeted therapeutic to treat breast cancer patients with a specific subtype of the disease.55
Expanding the Use of an Immunotherapeutic to Liver Cancer5078The FDA decision means the immune checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab is now approved for eight types of cancer.10/13/2017 2:12:51 PM1427https://www.aacrfoundation.org/approvals/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/FDA%20approvals/1710004A_Nivolumab_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Expanding the Use of an Immunotherapeutic to Liver CancerThe FDA decision means the immune checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab is now approved for eight types of cancer.54

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