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The first and only expert guideline of its kind, the SITC consensus statement on immunotherapy for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma includes clinical best practices published in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC).
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD, professor of medicine, surgery, and immunology, director, University of Pittsburgh Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, president of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, discusses the potential role for immunotherapy in the treatment of patients with sarcoma.
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD, vice chair for Clinical Operations, associate director for Translational Research, and co-leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, discusses the rationale for combining radiation therapy with immunotherapy for the treatment of patients with head and neck cancer.
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD, vice chair for Clinical Operations, associate director for Translational Research, and co-leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, discusses immunotherapy in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer.
Michael B. Atkins, MD, deputy director, Georgetown-Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, professor of oncology and medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, discusses the IMmotion150 trial in renal cell carcinoma.
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD, professor of medicine, surgery, and immunology, director, University of Pittsburgh Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, president of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, discusses a clinical trial exploring the PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in multiple subtypes of sarcoma.
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD, vice chair for Clinical Operations, associate director for Translational Research, and co-leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute discusses the RTOG 3504 study in head and neck cancer.
Giuseppe Curigliano, MD, PhD, discusses recent trials of immunotherapy and chemotherapy in triple-negative breast cancer, as well as the future role of immunotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer.
Treatment with pembrolizumab could elicit long-term survival rates of 21% to 25% for previously-treated patients with PD-L1–positive non–small cell lung cancer compared with 3% to 4% for docetaxel.
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