Dr. Camidge Discusses Unmet Needs in ALK+ Lung Cancer

D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD
Published: Wednesday, Nov 01, 2017



D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, a professor of medical oncology at the University of Colorado, discusses unmet needs for patients with ALK-positive lung cancer.

In a setting with a plethora of ALK inhibitors, the first task to identify other pathways of resistance, and then develop rational combinations to target them.

Though many patients do well with ALK inhibitors, some do not, and the only options for them are either creative use of radiotherapy or platinum pemetrexed-based chemotherapy, Camidge says.
 


D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, a professor of medical oncology at the University of Colorado, discusses unmet needs for patients with ALK-positive lung cancer.

In a setting with a plethora of ALK inhibitors, the first task to identify other pathways of resistance, and then develop rational combinations to target them.

Though many patients do well with ALK inhibitors, some do not, and the only options for them are either creative use of radiotherapy or platinum pemetrexed-based chemotherapy, Camidge says.
 

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