Global Disease Burden Related to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Explored
Number of new cases, deaths, and DALYs attributable to NMSC expected to increase at least 1.5 - fold by 2044 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Global Disease Burden Related to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Explored
THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 -- The disease burden attributable to nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is considerable and expected to continue increasing, according to a study published online July 30 in BMC Cancer. Wan Hu, from Anhui Medical University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) as First and Only BTKi Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease
August 24, 2022 (HORSHAM, PA) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) for the treatment of pediatric patients one year and older with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) after failure of one or more lines of systemic therapy. This milestone marks the first pediatric indication for IMBRUVICA® and the introduction of a new oral suspension formulation for patients ages one to less than 12. IMBRUVICA® is now the first FDA-approved therapy for these younger patients who previously had no approv...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Key Diagnostic Considerations in Advanced/Metastatic Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers: Getting it Right Key Diagnostic Considerations in Advanced/Metastatic Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers: Getting it Right
Medscape Medical Affairs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Virtual Symposium Source Type: news

New IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) Data in Fixed-Duration Combination Regimen Presented at EHA 2022 Shows Deep, Durable Response at Three Years in Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
June 10, 2022 (VIENNA) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new and updated results from the Phase 2 CAPTIVATE study evaluating IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in combination with venetoclax (I+V) as a potential fixed-duration (FD) treatment in adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). Updated data from the FD cohort with three years of follow-up shows that I+V continues to demonstrate deep and durable responses and clinically meaningful progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in the first-line tre...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Phase 3 SHINE Results Show IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib)-Based Combination Regimen Significantly Reduced the Risk of Disease Progression or Death in Older Patients with Newly Diagnosed Mantle Cell Lymphoma
This study is one of the largest clinical trials ever conducted in first-line MCL and the first for a Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor (BTKi).[1] The data are being presented in an oral session and featured in a press briefing during the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, and were published in The New England Journal of Medicine today. The data will also be presented as an oral presentation at the 2022 European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Congress. MCL is a type of aggressive, rare non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that is incurable and difficult to treat.[2] It commonly affects people o...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Science, Innovation and Advances in Robust Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline Through More Than 60 Data Presentations at ASCO and EHA
RARITAN, N.J., May 31, 2022 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that new research and data from its robust oncology portfolio and pipeline of investigational therapies will be presented at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, taking place June 3-7 in Chicago, and the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2022 Congress taking place in Vienna, Austria, June 9-12. More than 60 presentations from company-sponsored studies across the two congresses, including 14 oral presentations, will feature new data and updates for both approved and investigation...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 31, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Study Results Showing Clinical Efficacy for TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) and Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA® (ustekinumab) for Patients Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Digestive Disease Week® 2022
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 24, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 2 GALAXI 1 clinical trial of TREMFYA® (guselkumab) in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), and from three separate long-term pooled analyses of adult patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) and CD treated with STELARA® (ustekinumab).1,2,3,4 These data are being presented as oral and poster presentations and are among 29 Janssen abstracts presented during the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) meeting taking place in person and virtually in San Di...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wearable UV Monitor May Cut Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Risk Wearable UV Monitor May Cut Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Risk
The Shade UV dosimeter lets people know when they ' ve been in the sun too long. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Data Show Majority of Adults with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis Treated with First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Experienced Durable Skin Clearance Through Five Years Regardless of Metabolic Syndrome Status, Baseline Disease Severity, or Treatment History
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, March 25, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced its first-in-class interleukin (IL)-23 inhibitor TREMFYA® (guselkumab) provided a consistent, high degree of durable skin clearance through five years in a majority of adult patients across broad subpopulations with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) in the Phase 3 VOYAGE 1 and VOYAGE 2 clinical trials.1 A separate post hoc analysis of the VOYAGE studies showed TREMFYA provided high rates of efficacy and durability through five years and similar safety outcomes among patients with and without...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novel Therapies Active in Head and Neck Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Three-fourths of patients with advanced non-melanoma skin cancer of the head and neck achieved disease control with the oncolytic virus RP1 plus the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab (Opdivo), a preliminary clinical trial showed. The... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - February 28, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Data from Phase 3 GLOW Study Show Fixed-Duration Treatment with IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) Plus Venetoclax Demonstrated Deeper and Sustained Undetectable Minimal Residual Disease Outcomes in First-Line Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
ATLANTA, Ga., December 11, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from two studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) plus venetoclax (I+V) as a potential fixed-duration treatment in adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). These data were both featured today during the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2021 Annual Meeting. New secondary endpoint data from the Phase 3 GLOW study (NCT03462719) showed that fixed-duration treatment with I+V resulted in undetectable min...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Skin Cancer: Mistake to avoid during the winter months to prevent the disease - expert
SKIN cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide, with 147,000 new cases of non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosed in the UK every year. Express.co.uk spoke to a skin expert about a mistake to avoid that could lead to this condition even in winter. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen to Present the Strength and Promise of its Hematologic Malignancies Portfolio and Pipeline at ASH 2021
RARITAN, N.J., November 4, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than 45 company-sponsored abstracts, including 11 oral presentations, plus more than 35 investigator-initiated studies will be featured at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition. ASH is taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta and virtually from December 11-14, 2021.“We are committed to advancing the science and treatment of hematologic malignancies and look forward to presenting the latest research from our robust portfolio and pipeline during ASH...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers Larger Among Hispanic Patients
Mohs micrographic surgery defect sizes larger for Hispanic/Latino patients than for non - Hispanic White patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news