Toni Choueiri, MD, clinical director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, director, Kidney Cancer Center, senior physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the role of traditional agents in the treatment of patients with kidney cancer.
Robert J. Mayer, MD, who helped the field of oncology develop while conducting groundbreaking research, was honored in the Gastrointestinal Cancer category with a 2015 Giants of Cancer Care® award, a program that OncLive developed to recognize leaders in the field.
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, clinical director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, director, Kidney Cancer Center, senior physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses overall findings of the phase II CABOSUN trial comparing cabozantanib (Cabometyx) versus sunitinib (Sutent) for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
David M. Jackman, MD, medical director of Clinical Pathways, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, assistant professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, discusses the benefits of liquid biopsies for patients with lung cancer.
Jonathan D. Schoenfeld, MD, MPhil, MPH, director, melanoma radiation oncology, physician, assistant professor of radiation oncology, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses potential combination regimens of low-dose radiation therapy and immunotherapy to treat patients with head and neck cancer.
Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH, associate director, Clinical Research, Breast Oncology, Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, senior physician, instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, discusses a phase Ib/II trial exploring eribulin mesylate (Halaven) in combination with pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
David A. Reardon, MD, clinical director at the Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the need for a new standard of care in the treatment landscape of glioblastoma multiforme.
Findings from the phase II trials KEYNOTE-028 of pembrolizumab and MEDI4736 (durvalumab) point to a role for checkpoint inhibitors in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, based on encouraging efficacy signals and safety data with the two agents.