FDA Updates

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs and new indications approved by the FDA between September 20, 2021, and October 29, 2021. Read More ›

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs and new indications approved by the FDA between June 30, 2021, and July 26, 2021. Read More ›

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs and new indications approved by the FDA between April 13, 2021, and May 21, 2021. Read More ›

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs or new indications approved by the FDA between December 16, 2020, and January 14, 2021. Read More ›


On September 4, 2020, the FDA accelerated the approval of pralsetinib (Gavreto; Blueprint Medicines/Genentech), an oral RET inhibitor, for the treatment of adults with metastatic non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and RET-activating fusions, as detected by an FDA-approved test. Read More ›

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs or new indications approved by the FDA between June 10, 2020, and July 7, 2020. Read More ›

On June 15, 2020, the FDA accelerated the approval of lurbinectedin (Zepzelca; Jazz Pharma/Pharma Mar), an intravenous alkylating drug, for the treatment of adults with metastatic small-cell lung cancer that has progressed during or after platinum-based chemotherapy. The FDA granted lurbinectedin an orphan drug designation for this indication. Read More ›

On June 10, 2020, the FDA accelerated the approval of a new indication for nivolumab (Opdivo; Bristol Myers Squibb), a PD-1 inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent, or metastatic esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma after fluoropyrimidine-based and platinum-based chemotherapy. Nivolumab has been previously approved for many indications, but this is its first indication for esophageal cancer. Read More ›

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs or new indications approved by the FDA between April 17, 2020, and May 8, 2020. Read More ›

Page 1 of 18


Subscribe to The Oncology Nurse-APN/PA

To sign up for our newsletter or print publications, enter your contact information below.

I'd like to receive: