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Robert Figlin, MD, FACP, professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology Oncology, director, Division of Hematology Oncology, deputy director, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, provides advice to community oncologists who are treating patients with renal cell carcinoma.
Induction therapy with a triplet of bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone significantly improved progression-free survival and overall survival compared with lenalidomide and dexamethasone alone for patients with untreated multiple myeloma.
Robert Figlin, MD, and Daniel Petrylak, MD, discuss emerging agents in RCC they are excited about and what challenges still remain in treating the disease.
Robert Figlin, MD, FACP, professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology Oncology, director, Division of Hematology Oncology, deputy director, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, discusses newer methods of administering sunitinib (Sutent) to patients with renal cell carcinoma.
Robert Figlin, MD, discusses the evolution of TKIs in renal cell carcinoma, the novel agents and changes to established therapies he is most excited about, and the challenges that still remain.
Andrew Hendifar, MD, discusses how PEGPH20 improved progression-free survival by 4.9 months in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer with high expression levels of hyaluronan.
Robert Figlin, MD, FACP, professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology Oncology, director, Division of Hematology Oncology, deputy director, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai, discusses the ongoing phase III ADAPT trial, which examines AGS-003 combined with sunitinib for the treatment of patients with mRCC.
Andrew Hendifar, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine, discusses the use of a PEGylated form of rHuPH20 (PEGPH20) added to nab-paclitaxel/gemcitabine for pancreatic cancer patients with high levels of hyaluronan (HA).
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