Zev A. Wainberg, MD, UCLA

Articles

Dr. Wainberg on the Need for Continued Enrollment to Clinical Trials in CRC

September 20th 2021

Zev A. Wainberg, MD, discusses the importance of enrolling patients with colorectal cancer to clinical trials, despite the difficulties caused by COVID-19.

KRAS G12C Inhibitors in mCRC

June 22nd 2021

A brief discussion regarding current data and interest in treating appropriate patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with potent KRAS G12C selective inhibitors.

Future Directions in mCRC

June 22nd 2021

Drs Jaffer A. Ajani and Zev A. Wainberg comment on current obstacles surrounding the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer and consider the future use of ctDNA as more is learned about the disease.

EGFR Therapy for mCRC: Dermatologic Toxicity

June 15th 2021

Best practices for managing skin rashes associated with anti-EGFR therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer.

Later-Line Treatment Options for mCRC

June 15th 2021

Recommendations for treating patients with relapsed/refractory metastatic colorectal cancer in the third-line or later settings with regorafenib or TAS-102 therapy.

Sequencing Anti-EGFR Therapy in mCRC

June 8th 2021

The importance of aligning second-line treatment decisions with patient goals in metastatic colorectal cancer, and the benefits of treating patients with biweekly cetuximab, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Changes in Cetuximab Dosing Schedule in mCRC

June 8th 2021

Reactions to recent changes approved by the FDA to the dosing schedule of cetuximab for metastatic colorectal cancer and the value of real-word data on clinical practice patterns in the community when administering this drug.

Selecting Systemic Therapy for Newly Diagnosed mCRC

June 1st 2021

Treatment approaches available for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic colorectal cancer that is RAS wild type and factors that impact decisions for utilizing a 2-drug versus 3-drug regimen.

Next-Generation Sequencing in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

June 1st 2021

Drs Jaffer A. Ajani and Zev A. Wainberg comment on the rationale for conducting full next-generation sequencing panels on patients with metastatic colorectal cancer and explain how to best utilize information provided to inform treatment decisions.

Molecular Testing in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

May 25th 2021

The significance of studying genomics in metastatic colorectal cancer and an overview of actionable targets that can be tested for to help in treatment decisions for newly diagnosed disease.

Trends in Colorectal Cancer Incidence

May 25th 2021

Dr Jaffer A. Ajani highlights the increasing incidence of colorectal cancer diagnoses in younger patients as a growing concern during a discussion on trends in prevalence.

Dr. Wainberg on Optimal Dosing With Regorafenib in CRC

April 19th 2021

Zev A. Wainberg, MD, discusses optimal dosing with regorafenib in colorectal cancer.

Dr. Wainberg on the Potential Role of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer

April 1st 2021

Zev A. Wainberg, MD, discusses the potential role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Wainberg on the Need for Chemotherapy-Free Options in CRC

February 18th 2021

Zev A. Wainberg, MD, discusses the need to develop chemotherapy-free options in colorectal cancer.

Dr. Wainberg on the FIGHT Trial Results in FGFR2b+ Gastric/GEJ Cancer

January 16th 2021

Zev A. Wainberg, MD, of University of California, Los Angeles, discusses the results of the phase 2 FIGHT trial (NCT03343301) in FGFR2b-positive gastric/gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer.

Rapid Readouts: Phase 1/2 Study Results of Liposomal Irinotecan and FOLFOX

July 17th 2020

Dr. Wainberg on Impact of PD-L1 Status in Gastric/GEJ Cancer Treatment

January 26th 2020

Zev A. Wainberg, MD discusses the efficacy findings of pembrolizumab monotherapy versus chemotherapy for patients with PD-L1–positive advanced gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer of high combined positive score in cohort 1 of the phase II KEYNOTE-059 and in the phase III KEYNOTE-061 and KEYNOTE-062 studies.