SITC Press Releases

In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, SITC will periodically distribute information about newly approved therapies for cancer patients. This helps the FDA inform oncologists and professionals in oncology-related fields of recent approvals in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link to the product label, which will provide the relevant clinical information on the indication, contraindications, dosing, and safety. In sending this information, SITC does not endorse any product or therapy and does not take any position ...
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In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, SITC will periodically distribute information about newly approved therapies for cancer patients. This helps the FDA inform oncologists and professionals in oncology-related fields of recent approvals in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link to the product label, which will provide the relevant clinical information on the indication, contraindications, dosing, and safety. In sending this information, SITC does not endorse any product or therapy and does not take any position ...
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In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, SITC will periodically distribute information about newly approved therapies for cancer patients. This helps the FDA inform oncologists and professionals in oncology-related fields of recent approvals in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link to the product label, which will provide the relevant clinical information on the indication, contraindications, dosing, and safety. In sending this information, SITC does not endorse any product or therapy and does not take any position ...
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SITC Announces Keynote Speakers Dr. Rafi Ahmed and Dr. Elizabeth M. Jaffee at its 39 th Annual Meeting MILWAUKEE – The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is excited to announce Rafi Ahmed, PhD, FAIO from the Emory University School of Medicine as the Keynote Speaker at its 39 th Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference Programs (SITC 2024) . SITC is also hosting Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, FAIO, FAACR, FACP, FAAAS from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins , the 2024 recipient of the Richard V. Smalley Memorial Award and Lectureship, the society’s most prestigious award ...
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In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, SITC will periodically distribute information about newly approved therapies for cancer patients. This helps the FDA inform oncologists and professionals in oncology-related fields of recent approvals in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link to the product label, which will provide the relevant clinical information on the indication, contraindications, dosing, and safety. In sending this information, SITC does not endorse any product or therapy and does not take any position ...
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MILWAUKEE – The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is pleased to announce the publication of a new manuscript “ Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) recommendations on intratumoral immunotherapy clinical trials (IICT): from pre-malignant to metastatic disease ” in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer . While intratumoral immunotherapies have the potential to boost anti-tumor immune responses to overcome immunosuppressive tumor microenvironments, phase III trials evaluating them in late-stage disease have had limited success to date, in part due to the complex nature of these ...
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MILWAUKEE – The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), the world’s leading member-driven organization dedicated to improving patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy, is pleased to announce their collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, on the fourth Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar Series. This year’s series will focus specifically on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of immuno-oncology (IO). As such, the series has been rebranded to “AI in IO: SITC-NCI Computational ...
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In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, SITC will periodically distribute information about newly approved therapies for cancer patients. This helps the FDA inform oncologists and professionals in oncology-related fields of recent approvals in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link to the product label, which will provide the relevant clinical information on the indication, contraindications, dosing, and safety. In sending this information, SITC does not endorse any product or therapy and does not take any position ...
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In cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, SITC will periodically distribute information about newly approved therapies for cancer patients. This helps the FDA inform oncologists and professionals in oncology-related fields of recent approvals in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link to the product label, which will provide the relevant clinical information on the indication, contraindications, dosing, and safety. In sending this information, SITC does not endorse any product or therapy and does not take any position ...
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On January 12, 2024, the Food and Drug Administration approved pembrolizumab (Keytruda, Merck) with chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for patients with FIGO 2014 Stage III-IVA cervical cancer. Full prescribing information for Keytruda will be posted here . Efficacy was evaluated in KEYNOTE-A18 (NCT04221945), a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial enrolling 1060 patients with cervical cancer who had not previously received definitive surgery, radiation, or systemic therapy. The trial included 596 patients with FIGO 2014 Stage III-IVA disease and 462 patients with FIGO 2014 ...
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On October 31, 2023, the Food and Drug Administration approved pembrolizumab (Keytruda, Merck) to be used with gemcitabine and cisplatin for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic biliary tract cancer (BTC). View full prescribing information for Keytruda . Efficacy was evaluated in KEYNOTE-966 (NCT04003636), a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that enrolled 1069 patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic BTC who had not received prior systemic therapy for advanced disease. Patients were randomized (1:1) to receive either pembrolizumab on Day ...
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On October 27, 2023, the Food and Drug Administration approved toripalimab-tpzi (LOQTORZ, Coherus BioSciences, Inc.) with cisplatin and gemcitabine for the first-line treatment of adults with metastatic or recurrent, locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). FDA also approved toripalimab-tpzi as a single agent for adults with recurrent unresectable or metastatic NPC with disease progression on or after a platinum-containing chemotherapy. View full prescribing information for LOQTORZI . Efficacy of toripalimab-tpzi with cisplatin and gemcitabine was evaluated in JUPITER-02 (NCT03581786), ...
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SITC Announces Late-Breaking Abstracts and Press Briefing Presented at 38 th Annual Meeting The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) received a record-breaking number of abstract submissions in 2023, more than 1,600, and has announced titles and authors for 30 accepted Late-Breaking abstracts (LBA). The abstracts will be presented at SITC’s upcoming 38 th Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs taking place November 1–5, 2023, in San Diego, CA and virtually. SITC also invites you to attend the virtual press briefing of the society’s 38 th Annual Meeting (SITC ...
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Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Publishes Clinical Practice Guideline Immunotherapy for Melanoma, V3.0 MILWAUKEE – The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), the world’s leading member-driven organization dedicated to improving patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy, is pleased to announce the publication of a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) focused on immunotherapy for the treatment of melanoma. The manuscript, “ Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) clinical practice guideline on immunotherapy for the treatment of melanoma, ...
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On October 16, 2023, the Food and Drug Administration approved pembrolizumab (Keytruda, Merck) with platinum-containing chemotherapy as neoadjuvant treatment, and with continuation of single-agent pembrolizumab as post-surgical adjuvant treatment for resectable (tumors ≥4 cm or node positive) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). View full prescribing information for Keytruda . Efficacy was evaluated in KEYNOTE-671 (NCT03425643), a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in 797 patients with previously untreated and resectable Stage II, IIIA, or IIIB (N2) NSCLC by AJCC ...
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