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Patrick Ott, MD, PhD, clinical director, Melanoma Center, Center for Immuno-Oncology, physician, assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the CheckMate-032 study in gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer.
Rachel A. Freedman, MD, MPH, associate clinical director, Breast Oncology Center, Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, senior physician, assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, discusses dual HER2-targeted therapies in breast cancer.
Jennifer Ligibel, MD, describes the BWEL trial and the possible impact of weight loss intervention for patients with breast cancer.
Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are attempting to improve personalized medicine by analyzing DNA samples for known cancer biomarkers. 
In follow-up results to data first presented in December 2016, investigators found that the combination of olaparib (Lynparza) and cediranib maleate continued to show superior progression-free survival compared with olaparib alone for women with BRCA-negative recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer.
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, clinical director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, director, Kidney Cancer Center, senior physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses phase I results of axitinib (Inlyta) plus avelumab (Bavencio) for the treatment of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
Combining the PD-L1 inhibitor avelumab (Bavencio) with the VEGF inhibitor axitinib (Inlyta) as a frontline regimen induced a response rate of 58.2% in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, according to findings from the phase Ib JAVELIN Renal 100 trial presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. 
Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH, instructor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, attending physician of medical oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the results of a phase II trial exploring the efficacy of abemaciclib as a treatment of brain metastases that are secondary in patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive,HER2-negative breast cancer.
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