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Renato G. Martins, MD, medical director of Outpatient General Oncology/Hematology at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, medical director of Thoracic/Head and Neck Oncology, and professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses side effects that are associated with lenvatinib (Lenvima).
Renato G. Martins, MD, MPH, medical director, Outpatient General Oncology/Hematology, Thoracic/Head and Neck Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses patient selection for nivolumab (Opdivo) as a treatment for patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
When compared with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) breast cancer guidelines, the corresponding prostate cancer guidelines fall short in one distinct characteristic—the lack of a molecular test in tissue-based platforms at this point in time.
As the class of agents targeting the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway expands in non–small cell lung cancer, so does the potential population of patients who would be candidates for the groundbreaking immunotherapy.
Maciej M. Mrugala, MD, PhD, discusses a retrospective analysis looking at adding cycles of treatment with temozolomide in newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma.
The latest FDA approval for nivolumab in non–small cell lung cancer means that the drug potentially can be administered to any patient in the second-line setting, regardless of tumor histology or PD-L1 expression level.
Dr. Renato G. Martins talks about the impact of nivolumab, an anti–PD-1, and ipilimumab, an anti CTLA-4, in the treatment of lung cancer.
Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD, Michael Piepkorn Endowed Chair in Dermatology Research, professor of Dermatology/Medicine at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medicine discusses a phase II trial investigating the PD-1 blockade pembrolizumab as first systemic therapy in patients with advanced Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC).
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