Benjamin Levy, MD, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Articles

Future Directions in Biomarker-Based Oncology

May 12th 2021

Experts in oncology discuss future directions in biomarker-driven therapy.

NRG1 Fusions in Solid Tumors: The CRESTONE Trial

May 12th 2021

Dr Mark Socinski describes the design and findings of the CRESTONE trial.

Current and Future Use of MET Inhibitors in NSCLC

April 26th 2021

Healthcare professionals who manage patients with non–small cell lung cancer comment on their current experience using MET inhibitors as treatment for patients who harbor MET exon 14 skipping mutations and highlight strategies under investigation that will hopefully address current gaps in therapy.

MET Inhibitors in NSCLC: Mechanisms of Resistance

April 26th 2021

The rationale for using MET inhibitors as first-line therapy for patients with non–small cell lung cancer who harbor MET exon 14 skipping mutations and considerations for sequencing later lines of therapy based on what is known to date about mechanisms of resistance to MET inhibitors.

MET Inhibitors in NSCLC: Toxicity Management

April 19th 2021

Drs Joshua M. Bauml and Benjamin Levy highlight more common adverse events associated with MET inhibitors used to treat MET exon 14 skipping mutations in non–small cell lung cancer and share strategies to help manage patients on therapy.

MET Inhibitors in NSCLC: Treatment Selection

April 19th 2021

A comparison between the MET inhibitors available to treat MET exon 14 skipping mutations in non–small cell lung cancer and factors that should be considered when selecting a type 1 or type 2 MET-directed therapy.

CNS Response to MET Inhibition in NSCLC

April 12th 2021

The significance of using MET inhibitors to manage patients who have MET exon 14 skipping mutations in non–small cell lung cancer with CNS (central nervous system) involvement.

Tepotinib for MET Exon 14 Skipping Mutations in NSCLC

April 12th 2021

Implications for treating patients with non–small cell lung cancer who harbor MET exon 14 skipping mutations with tepotinib, a MET inhibitor, based on data revealed by the VISION trial.

Capmatinib for MET Exon 14-Mutated NSCLC

April 5th 2021

Discussion on the FDA approval of capmatinib, a MET inhibitor, as treatment for patients with MET exon 14-mutated non–small cell lung cancer based on data demonstrated by the GEOMETRY mono-1 study.

Testing to Identify MET Exon 14 Mutations in NSCLC 

April 5th 2021

Recommendations for using next-generations sequencing panels as well as liquid biopsies to help identify MET exon 14 skipping mutations and other oncogenic drivers in patients with non–small cell lung cancer.

Advances in Targeting MET Exon 14 Skipping Mutations in NSCLC

March 29th 2021

Drs Joshua M. Bauml and Benjamin Levy react to the development of novel therapies that specifically target MET exon 14 skipping mutations in non–small cell lung cancer.

MET Exon 14 Skipping Mutations in NSCLC

March 29th 2021

Drs Joshua M. Bauml and Lyudmila A. Bazhenova describe what is understood regarding the behavior of MET exon 14 skipping mutations in non–small cell lung cancer and remark on their prevalence among specific patient populations.

WCLC Updates in Small Cell Lung Cancer

March 5th 2021

Panelists provide first impressions on recent clinical trials in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and comment on the safety and efficacy of study treatments.

WCLC Updates in Locally Advanced NSCLC

March 5th 2021

Key opinion leaders provide insights on chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with unresectable, locally advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

WCLC Updates in Neoadjuvant Therapy for NSCLC

March 5th 2021

Experts in thoracic oncology discuss the role of single-agent immunotherapy as neoadjuvant therapy and comment on the viability of MPR [major pathologic response] as a surrogate endpoint for non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

WCLC Updates in Immunotherapy for NSCLC

February 26th 2021

Key opinion leaders discuss recent trial data on the clinical efficacy of immunotherapy for the treatment of non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

WCLC Updates on the Emergence of ADCs in NSCLC

February 26th 2021

Panelists provide insight into emerging clinical trial data on antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) presented at the IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC).

WCLC Updates in KRAS and Rare EGFR-Mutated NSCLC

February 26th 2021

Experts in thoracic oncology review data presented at the IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) and discuss safety and efficacy of targeted agents for patients with KRAS- or EGFR-mutated non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Optimizing Testing Strategies in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

August 10th 2020

NTRK Fusions in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

August 10th 2020