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Elizabeth Plimack, MD, director of Genitourinary Clinical Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the updated findings of the KEYNOTE-045 trial of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in urothelial carcinoma.
Wafik S. El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP, deputy cancer center director, Translational Research Program, co-leader, Molecular Therapeutics Program, professor, Department Hematology/Oncology, William Wikoff Smith Chair in Cancer Research, American Cancer Society Research Professor, discusses the importance of understanding tumor heterogeneity an interview during the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Elizabeth Plimack, MD, discusses updated data from the pivotal CheckMate-025 trial, which compared the use of nivolumab with everolimus in the treatment of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
Hossein Borghaei, DO, chief, Division of Thoracic Medical Oncology, director, Lung Cancer Risk Assessment, associate professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses how physicians can help patients with lung cancer feel more comfortable reporting adverse events (AEs) associated with immunotherapy.
Lori Rink, PhD, discusses the groundbreaking impact of imatinib (Gleevec) in gastrointestinal stromal tumors, the heterogeneity of the disease and its impact on personalizing treatment, and emerging therapies in the field.
Hossein Borghaei, DO, provides additional insight on checkpoint inhibitors, determining patient selection, and how these therapies will continue to significantly impact the treatment landscape in non–small cell lung cancer for years to come.
Elizabeth Plimack, MD, discusses some of the most impressive advancements with immunotherapy agents in the fields of renal cell carcinoma and bladder cancer, as well as remaining questions with the use of these treatments.
Mohammed Haseebuddin, MD, a fellow in Urologic Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the overall significance of a study examining an elevated preoperative classical monocyte PD-1 mean fluorescence intensity level in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
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