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Drug Information Soundcast in Clinical Oncology (D.I.S.C.O.)

Drug Information Soundcast in Clinical Oncology (D.I.S.C.O.)

FDA Drug Information Soundcast in Clinical Oncology (DISCO) is an FDA podcast series that provides information about new product approvals, emerging safety information for cancer treatments, and other current topics in cancer drug development.

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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Intro by Dr. Richard Pazdur
In our inaugural podcast, Dr. Richard Pazdur, director of the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence, talks with hosts Dr. Sanjeeve Bala and Dr. Abhilasha Nair about this new podcast series.

May 16, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Rucaparib in Ovarian Cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the agency’s accelerated approval of rucaparib for treatment of patients with deleterious BRCA mutation associated advanced ovarian cancer who have been treated with two or more chemotherapies.

May 17, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Niraparib in Ovarian Cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the agency’s March 2017 approval of niraparib for the maintenance treatment of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy.

May 18, 2017

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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Avelumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma
FDA medical oncologists discuss the agency’s March 23, 2017, approval of avelumab the treatment of patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.

May 22, 2017

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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: First Tissue/Site Agnostic Approval
The D.I.S.C.O. hosts discuss the agency’s first approval of a cancer treatment based on a common biomarker rather than the location in the body where the tumor originated.

May 30, 2017

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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Two approvals for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the FDA approvals of brigatinib and ceritinib for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer.
 July 25, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Osimertinib for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the approval of osimertinib for EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer. 
 July 28, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: L-glutamine for sickle cell disease
FDA medical oncologists discuss the July 7, 2017, approval of l-glutamine to reduce the acute complications of sickle cell disease.
 August 17, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: A new treatment for acute myelogenous leukemia
FDA medical oncologists discuss the Aug. 3, 2017, approval of Vyxeos for treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia.
September 15, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: First biosimilar approval for the treatment of cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the Sept 14, 2017, approval of MVASI, the first biosimilar approved in the US for the treatment of cancer.
December 21, 2017Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: First FDA approval of a CAR T-cell immunotherapy
FDA medical oncologists discuss the first approval of a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy.
February 23, 2018Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: Nivolumab for adjuvant treatment of patients with melanoma
FDA medical oncologists discuss the December 20, 2017, approval of nivolumab for the adjuvant treatment of patients with melanoma.
February 26, 2018Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: A new drug approval for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the February 14, 2018, approval of apalutamide for the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
May 3, 2018Listen to This Podcast
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FDA D.I.S.C.O.: A supplemental drug approval for the adjuvant treatment of high risk advanced renal cell cancer
FDA medical oncologists discuss the November 2017 approval of sunitinib for the adjuvant treatment of patients with renal cell carcinoma who are at high risk of recurrence following a nephrectomy.
August 16, 2018Listen to This Podcast
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