Dr. Al-Batran on Future of Treatment in Gastric Cancer

Salah-Eddin Al-Batran, MD
Published: Friday, Mar 10, 2017



Salah-Eddin Al-Batran, MD, medical oncologist and director at the Institute of Clinical Cancer Research—Frankfurt, Germany, discusses the future of treatment in gastric cancer.

Immunotherapies continue to show promise in this landscape, with the results of the ONO-4538-12 trial demonstrating the activity of nivolumab (Opdivo) in patients with unresectable advanced or recurrent gastric cancer.

Al-Batran says that the emergence of these new agents in immunotherapy will hopefully improve survival in this disease.
 


Salah-Eddin Al-Batran, MD, medical oncologist and director at the Institute of Clinical Cancer Research—Frankfurt, Germany, discusses the future of treatment in gastric cancer.

Immunotherapies continue to show promise in this landscape, with the results of the ONO-4538-12 trial demonstrating the activity of nivolumab (Opdivo) in patients with unresectable advanced or recurrent gastric cancer.

Al-Batran says that the emergence of these new agents in immunotherapy will hopefully improve survival in this disease.
 

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