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Get a COVID booster, especially if you’re older or your immune system is compromised, and don’t forget the flu shot.
The monoclonal antibody combo is used as pre-exposure prophylaxis for immunocompromised people who may not respond to COVID-19 vaccines.
The antibody-drug conjugate improved progression-free and overall survival for patients with low HER2 expression on breast tumors.
People with left-sided tumors treated with Vectibix plus standard chemotherapy had an 18% lower risk of death.
Extra vaccine doses, monoclonal antibodies and antivirals can help prevent severe illness.
Results showed that women who had received anthracyclines and/or Herceptin had a high risk for heart failure.
People diagnosed with cancer over a year ago and those who were not on treatment did not have a higher risk of hospitalization or death.
Now a college freshman studying aerospace operations, Myles Krick survived brain cancer, thanks in part to a monoclonal antibody.
Cancer patients undergoing treatment and those with suppressed immune systems eye the future—and the COVID pandemic’s wane—warily.
Molnupiravir, the first oral antiviral for COVID-19, reduces the risk of hospitalization or death if started within five days.
Post-exposure and pre-exposure prophylaxis could be a game-changer for immunocompromised people.
Rybrevant is the first treatment for people with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer whose tumors have EGFR exon 20 insertion mutations.
NIAID director Anthony Fauci, MD, and coauthors emphasize the need for a global response to COVID-19.
Certain racial/ethnic groups and older people aren’t being adequately represented and trial reporting guidelines aren’t being followed.
Experimental monoclonal antibody sotigalimab shows promising results in a Phase I study.
Bamlanivimab and etesevimab may be given to people with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk for progression to severe disease.
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