Dr. Garissino on Combinations With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in NSCLC

Marina Chiara Garassino, MD
Published: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017



Marina Chiara Garassino, MD, medical consultant, Medical Oncology Division, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, discusses combinations with immune checkpoint inhibitors in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Garassino says that the future of immunotherapy in NSCLC lies in combinations.

In the future, treatment will be based on phenotype, says Garissino. The 3 phenotypes that are known right now in NSCLC are inflamed and immune-excluded, and immune-desert.
 


Marina Chiara Garassino, MD, medical consultant, Medical Oncology Division, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, discusses combinations with immune checkpoint inhibitors in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Garassino says that the future of immunotherapy in NSCLC lies in combinations.

In the future, treatment will be based on phenotype, says Garissino. The 3 phenotypes that are known right now in NSCLC are inflamed and immune-excluded, and immune-desert.
 

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Clinical Interchange™: Translating Research to Inform Changing Paradigms: Assessment of Emerging Immuno-Oncology Strategies and Combinations across Lung, Head and Neck, and Bladder CancersOct 31, 20182.0
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