Latest from Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone

Leena Gandhi, MD, PhD, director of the Thoracic Medical Oncology Program at NYU Langone School of Medicine, discusses the role of alectinib (Alecensa) in patients with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Ophira Ginsburg, MD, discusses hereditary ovarian cancer, the occasional reluctance in testing, multigene panels, and the understanding of variants of uncertain significance.
Bhavana Pothuri, MD, discusses the available PARP inhibitors and ongoing trials further investigating these agents in ovarian cancer.
Ophira M. Ginsburg, MSc, MD, FRCPC, director of the High-Risk Cancer Program, Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses the importance of genetic testing in ovarian cancer families.
Douglas A. Levine, MD, shared his insight on how the ovarian cancer landscape has developed a more personalized treatment approach.
Theodore H. Welling, MD, associate professor of surgery, director of the Liver Tumor Program at Perlmutter Cancer Center of NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses the purpose of the CheckMate-040 trial, which explored nivolumab (Opdivo) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. (HCC).
Theodore H. Welling, MD, associate professor of surgery, director of the Liver Tumor Program at Perlmutter Cancer Center of NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses how immunotherapy agents will eventually fit into the paradigm of hepatocellular carcinoma. (HCC).
Nivolumab (Opdivo) may represent a new standard option for adjuvant therapy for patients with resected stage IIIB/C and IV melanoma, whether or not they have a BRAF mutation. In a comparison with current standard high-dose ipilimumab (Yervoy), nivolumab demonstrated a significant improvement in relapse-free survival.
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