Onc Club | Podcasts

Roychowdhury Relays Impact of Recent Infigratinib Approval in FGFR+ Cholangiocarcinoma

November 29th 2021

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD, discusses the pivotal phase 2 trial with infigratinib in FGFR-positive cholangiocarcinoma, the safety and efficacy achieved with infigratinib, and the next steps for this agent.

Abid on Optimizing COVID-19 Vaccines in CAR T-Cell Therapy Recipients

October 21st 2021

Dr. Abid discusses immune-compromising factors that are indigenous to CAR T-cell therapy recipients, the immunogenic potential of different COVID-19 vaccines, determinants of vaccine responses, and the potential need for booster vaccine dosing in this population.

Genomically Guided Radiation Dosing in Oncology: Ready for Prime Time?

September 30th 2021

Dr. Scott and Dr. Torres-Roca discuss their research of a pooled retrospective analysis exploring genomic-adjusted radiation dose–based radiation therapy in solid tumors and what using genomics to guide radiation dosing decisions could mean for oncology practices.

DFCI Faculty Relay Insight Into Confirmed Rebounds of Cancer Screenings After COVID-19

August 19th 2021

Dr. Labaki and Dr. Trinh discuss their research on the recovery of cancer screening tests, its link with potential racial disparities from the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the community can continue to emphasize the importance of cancer screening while working to close these disparities in cancer care.

Understanding Actionable Pathogenic Variants Among Caribbean Patients With Breast and Ovarian Cancers

July 29th 2021

Dr. George and Dr. Hurley discuss the data generated from their study on the correlation between deleterious variants in genes and the development of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers in populations throughout the Caribbean.

Halmos Highlights Effort Exploring COVID-19 Vaccines in Patients With Cancer

June 24th 2021

Dr. Halmos discusses the data from a study examining seroconversion rates following COVID-19 vaccination among patients with cancer and underscores the need for novel vaccination or passive immunization strategies for immunosuppressed cohorts.

Landgren Breaks Down the Benefit of Novel Quadruplet in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma

May 31st 2021

Dr. Landgren discusses the potential of a quadruplet regimen comprised of carfilzomib, lenalidomide, dexamethasone, and daratumumab in the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

Choueiri and Motzer Chat on CheckMate-9ER and Other RCC Research

April 5th 2021

In our exclusive interview, Dr. Choueiri and Dr. Motzer discuss the clinical implications of the phase 3 CheckMate-9ER trial in advanced renal cell carcinoma and how to best use the combination in practice.