ASCO 2020

A phase 1b/2 trial evaluating a trastuzumab biosimilar as part of a first-line triplet regimen demonstrated significant tumor shrinkage in HER2-positive advanced gastric cancer.
 
Downward “drift” in batches of reference trastuzumab shed more light on the importance of antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity on survival, investigators reported at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
 
Here is a summary of our coverage from ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
A real-world study helped show how pegfilgrastim biosimilar can improve savings in the Oncology Care Model and its successor, the Oncology Care First Model, according to findings presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Switching patients with cancer to biosimilar pegfilgrastim for prophylaxis treatment of chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia could generate significant savings for adjuvant treatment, investigators found in studies presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
 
When used as a primary prophylaxis, biosimilar filgrastim (Zarxio) was found to be cost-effective when used to treat patients with nonmetastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  
 
The rituximab biosimilar candidate ABP 798 met primary and secondary end points for safety, efficacy, and immunogenicity in a study presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
 
Cancer drug prices are rising in the United States and Europe, but European regulators negotiate drug prices, and the results are seen in pricing trends, investigators said in a presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
 
Devika Das, MBBS, reviews the evidence presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and concludes that some deep reforms are needed in oncology care to improve access.
Abstracts presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, revealed important data on physician prescribing of biosimilars and cost savings in the oncology space.
 
Prestige BioPharma of Singapore has successful clinical trials to support its bid to market a trastuzumab, based on findings presented at ASCO20 Virtual, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
 
A study presented at ASCO20 Virtual demonstrated the power of biosimilar pegfilgrastim to lower costs in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), where pegfilgrastim expense amounts to 5.3% of the total cost of cancer care.
 

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