Dr. Bosse on Rationale Behind Study of VEGF Plus Radium-223 in RCC

Dominick Bosse, MD
Published: Thursday, Sep 21, 2017



Dominick Bosse, MD, fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the rationale behind combining VEGF-targeted therapies and radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo) in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC).

In a study of patients with mRCC with bone metastases, pazopanib (Votrient) or sorafenib (Nexavar) was combined with radium-223. Primary endpoints were safety, efficacy and bone turnover markers.
 
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Dominick Bosse, MD, fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the rationale behind combining VEGF-targeted therapies and radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo) in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC).

In a study of patients with mRCC with bone metastases, pazopanib (Votrient) or sorafenib (Nexavar) was combined with radium-223. Primary endpoints were safety, efficacy and bone turnover markers.
 



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