[Articles] Treatment-related adverse events, including fatal toxicities, in patients with solid tumours receiving neoadjuvant and adjuvant immune checkpoint blockade: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

January, 01, 2024 | Select Oncology Journal Articles

The addition of immune checkpoint blockade to perioperative therapy was associated with an increase in grade 3–4 treatment-related adverse events and adverse events leading to treatment discontinuation. These findings provide safety insights for further clinical trials assessing neoadjuvant or adjuvant immune checkpoint blockade therapy. Clinicians should closely monitor patients for treatment-related adverse events to prevent treatment discontinuations and morbidity from these therapies in earlier-stage settings.

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