IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer | Conference

Liposomal Irinotecan Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer

September 13th 2019

Liposomal irinotecan achieved disease control in almost half of patients as a second-line treatment for small cell lung cancer, according to findings from Part 1 of the phase II/III RESILIENT trial presented at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer.

DS-1062 Elicits Intriguing Early-Phase Data in Advanced NSCLC

September 12th 2019

The investigational Trop-2–targeting antibody-drug conjugate DS-1062 demonstrated antitumor activity in unselected patients with unresectable, advanced non–small cell lung cancer.

Dr. Campelo on the Rationale for the ALTA-1L Trial

September 11th 2019

Rosario Garcia Campelo, MD, medical oncologist, University Hospital Caruna, talks about a randomized trial assessing health-related quality of life in patients with ALK-positive non–small cell lung cancer patients who were treated with brigatinib versus crizotinib.

Dr. Carbone on Pivotal Immunotherapy Studies in Lung Cancer

September 11th 2019

David Carbone, MD, PhD, director, James Thoracic Center, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses two abstracts on immunotherapy that were presented by colleagues at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona, Spain.

Dr. Govindan on the Phase I Results of AMG 510 Evaluated in NSCLC

September 11th 2019

Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, professor of medicine, Washington University School of Medicine discusses the results of a phase I study looking at safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of KRAS G12C inhibitor, AMG 510 in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Mutation-Defined Lung Cancer Trial Yields Hits and Misses for Targeted Therapy

September 11th 2019

Targeted therapies for non­–small cell lung cancer produced mixed results in a novel multiarm clinical trial that matched tumor mutations to drugs targeting the mutations.

Atezolizumab Combo Shows Clinical OS Benefit in PD-L1-High Squamous NSCLC

September 10th 2019

The addition of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) to carboplatin and nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) showed a clinical overall survival benefit among a subgroup of patients with advanced squamous non–small cell lung cancer.

Nivolumab Continues to Demonstrate Encouraging OS Rates in NSCLC at 5 Years

September 10th 2019

Treatment with nivolumab (Opdivo) was associated with a 5-year overall survival rate of 13.4% compared with 2.6% with docetaxel in patients with previously treated non–small cell lung cancer.

Dr. Drilon on Results of the Phase I/II LIBRETTO-001 Trial

September 10th 2019

Alexander Drilon, MD, research director, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the results of LIBRETTO-001, a phase I/II trial of RET inhibitor, selpercatinib in patients with RET fusion non-small cell lung cancers.

Dr. Langer on the Future of Immunotherapy for Treatment of NSCLC

September 10th 2019

Corey J. Langer, MD, director, thoracic oncology, Penn Medicine, discusses the future of immunotherapy during a discussion about KEYNOTE-021 at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer.

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