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Complete List of FDA Oncology Approval Notifications

To see a complete list of FDA Oncology (Cancer) / Hematologic Malignancies Approval Notifications, visit the FDA's website.


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  • 21 Mar 2022 8:28 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)
    OpdualagTM (nivolumab and relatlimab-rmbw), a new,  first-in-class, fixed-dose combination of nivolumab and relatlimab, administered as a single intravenous infusion, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age or older with unresectable or metastatic melanoma. More Information

  • 14 Mar 2022 8:46 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)
    AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved in the US for the adjuvant treatment of patients with germline BRCA-mutated (gBRCAm) HER2-negative high-risk early breast cancer who have already been treated with chemotherapy either before or after surgery. Please see the attached document for more information regarding the use of LYNPARZA in this new indication. Press Release
  • 07 Mar 2022 8:26 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Opdivo®(nivolumab) 360 mg (injection for intravenous use) in combination with platinum-doublet chemotherapy every three weeks for three cycles for adult patients with resectable (tumors ≥4 cm or node positive) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the neoadjuvant setting. More Information

  • 01 Mar 2022 8:23 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    U.S. FDA Approves CARVYKTI™ (ciltacabtagene autoleucel), Janssen’s First Cell Therapy, a BCMA-Directed CAR-T Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM) after four or more prior lines of therapy, including a proteasome inhibitor, an immunomodulatory agent, and an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody. More Information

  • 24 Feb 2022 10:11 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leader in the field of cellular metabolism pioneering therapies for genetically defined diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved PYRUKYND® (mitapivat) in the U.S. for the treatment of hemolytic anemia in adults with pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency, a rare, debilitating, lifelong hemolytic anemia. PYRUKYND® is a first-in-class, oral PK activator and the first approved disease-modifying therapy for this disease.  More Information Click here for prescribing information.

  • 23 Dec 2021 12:00 PM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    REZUROCK is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older with chronic graft-versus-host disease (chronic GVHD) after failure of at least two prior lines of systemic therapy.  Prescribing Information.  Visit Kadmon at https://kadmon.com/.

  • 15 Dec 2021 7:15 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    Bristol Myers Squibb announced that Orencia® (abatacept) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the prophylaxis, or prevention, of acute graft versus host disease (aGvHD), in combination with a calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) and methotrexate (MTX), in adults and pediatric patients 2 years of age and older undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) from a matched or 1 allele-mismatched unrelated donor (URD). More Information.

  • 06 Dec 2021 11:08 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved KEYTRUDA, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, for the adjuvant treatment of adult and pediatric (12 years and older) patients with stage IIB or IIC melanoma following complete resection. Additionally, the FDA expanded the indication for KEYTRUDA as adjuvant treatment for stage III melanoma following complete resection to include pediatric patients (12 years and older). More Information.

    Before prescribing KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), please read the Prescribing Information. The Medication Guide also is available.

    For prescribers: please click here for state-required price disclosures.

  • 02 Dec 2021 11:10 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expansion of the KYPROLIS® (carfilzomib) U.S. prescribing information to include its use in combination with DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) and dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma who have received one to three lines of therapy.  More Information.

  • 23 Nov 2021 1:21 PM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

    The Food and Drug Administration approved sirolimus protein-bound particles for injectable suspension (albumin-bound) (Fyarro, Aadi Bioscience, Inc.) for adult patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa).  More Information.

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