High-dose esomeprazole in combination with aspirin can moderately reduce the risk of developing high-grade dysplasia or oesophageal cancer or delay death from any cause in patients with Barrett’s oesophagus (BE).
The selective PI3K inhibitor taselisib in combination with fulvestrant has demonstrated efficacy in patients with oestrogen receptor (ER)-positive, HER2-negative, PIK3CA-mutated advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
The EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) dacomitinib showed superior overall survival (OS) vs gefitinib in patients with treatment-naïve EGFR-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the final analysis of the ARCHER 1050 study.
Adjuvant treatment with a modified FOLFIRINOX (mFOLFIRINOX) regimen extends overall survival (OS) by nearly 20 months compared with standard chemotherapy in patients with nonmetastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), results of a phase III trial have shown.
Most patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) can have improved overall survival (OS) with first-line pembrolizumab without chemotherapy even if their PD-L1 expression levels are low, results of the phase III KEYNOTE-042 trial have shown.
Insulin icodec, an in-development basal insulin analogue administered once weekly, was as effective as once-daily insulin glargine in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) insufficiently controlled with metformin with or without a DPP-4* inhibitor, according to a phase II trial presented at EASD 2020.
Use of systemic corticosteroids does not reduce in-hospital mortality for patients with severe or critical coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which is in stark contrast to that observed in the RECOVERY clinical trial, according to a study in Wuhan, China.