Latest from UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

dward Garon, MD, assistant professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, discusses incorporating immunotherapies into the treatment of patients with lung cancer.
Predictive genetic signatures and novel combination strategies may be the key to improving the often dramatic responses seen with immune checkpoint inhibitors.
International study co-led by Dr. Antoni Ribas finds vemurafenib and cobimetinib extend lives and decrease risk of side effects in men and women with melanoma.
Noah Federman, MD, director, Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), discusses ongoing research in rare bone and soft tissue sarcoma.
Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD, PhD, gynecologic oncology, obstetrics and gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles, discusses recurrence rates in ovarian cancer.
Dennis J. Slamon, MD, PhD, discusses the impact of the ADAPT and BOLERO trials and how the increased focus on neoadjuvant therapy with trastuzumab and T-DM1 could transform the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer.
Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD, PhD, discusses a combination regimen of birinapant and carboplatin in patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancers and high levels of cellular inhibitor of apoptosis protein (cIAP) in their CA-125–negative cells.
Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD, discusses the inhibition of CDK 4/6 and PD-1, which represent two of the most exciting developments in the field of metastatic breast cancer.
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