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Dr. Fuchs Discusses Immunotherapy in Gastric Cancer

Charles S. Fuchs, MD
Published: Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017



Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH, director, Yale Cancer Center, physician-in-chief, Smilow Cancer Hospital, 2017 Giant of Cancer Care in Gastrointestinal Cancer, discusses immunotherapy in gastric cancer.

Better therapies are needed for patients with advanced gastric cancer, says Fuchs, and immunotherapy could be an option.

PD-L1 expression is seen in gastric cancer, suggesting that immunotherapy agents—such as pembrolizumab (Keytruda)—would be effective in this commonly occurring disease.
 


Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH, director, Yale Cancer Center, physician-in-chief, Smilow Cancer Hospital, 2017 Giant of Cancer Care in Gastrointestinal Cancer, discusses immunotherapy in gastric cancer.

Better therapies are needed for patients with advanced gastric cancer, says Fuchs, and immunotherapy could be an option.

PD-L1 expression is seen in gastric cancer, suggesting that immunotherapy agents—such as pembrolizumab (Keytruda)—would be effective in this commonly occurring disease.
 



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