August 29th 2017
Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) induced an overall response rate of 25.9% and was well tolerated in patients with PD-L1–positive recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
October 12th 2015
Raffit Hassan, MD, Co-Chief Thoracic and Gastrointestinal Oncology Branch, Senior Investigator Head, Thoracic and Solid Tumor Immunotherapy Section at the Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, discusses a recent phase IB trial investigating avelumab in unresectable mesothelioma.
October 7th 2015
Philip Poortmans, MD, PhD, head of Department of Radiation Oncology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and president of European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, discusses the impact of a multidisciplinary approach on survivorship and side effect management for patients with prostate cancer.
October 6th 2015
Matteo Lambertini, MD, Department of Medical Oncology, U.O. Oncologia Medica A, Hospital San Martino, Genova, Italy, discusses the use of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists (LHRHa) during chemotherapy to preserve ovarian function and fertility in patients with breast cancer.
October 2nd 2015
Andrea Apolo, MD, medical oncologist at the National Cancer Institute and chief of the bladder cancer section of the Genitourinary Malignancies Branch, discusses treatment challenges for patients with refractory, metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
October 1st 2015
Johan F. Vansteenkiste, MD, PhD, professor of Internal Medicine at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, discusses the primary analysis of the phase II POPLAR study, which looked at atezolizumab versus docetaxel in patients with nonâ€“small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
September 30th 2015
Catherine Pietanza, MD, assistant attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses novel targeted therapy rovalpituzumab tesirine (Rova-T), which showed activity in relapsed and refractory small cell lung cancer (SCLC) in a recent phase I study.
September 30th 2015
Treatment with telotristat etiprate reduced the average number of daily bowel movements by up to 35% for patients with carcinoid syndrome that was not adequately controlled by a somatostatin analog.
September 29th 2015
Treatment with the frontline combination of erlotinib and bevacizumab was highly effective in patients with advanced nonâ€“small cell lung cancer who harbored an EGFR T790M mutation.