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Dr. Muro on Pembrolizumab for Gastric Cancer

Kei Muro, MD
Published: Monday, Jan 19, 2015


Kei Muro, MD, of the Aichi Cancer Center Hospital in Nagoya, Japan, discusses updated findings from the KEYNOTE-012 study, which looked at pembrolizumab for the treatment of several types of cancer.

Muro recently presented on the gastric cancer cohort of KEYNOTE-012, which included 39 patients whose tumors expressed PD-L1. The study included 19 Asian and 22 non-Asian patients.

The objective response rate (ORR) was 22.2% and the toxicity profile was very manageable. Median progression-free survival (PFS) was 1.9 months and at 6 months, the PFS rate was 24%, and the overall survival (OS) rate was 69%.  


Kei Muro, MD, of the Aichi Cancer Center Hospital in Nagoya, Japan, discusses updated findings from the KEYNOTE-012 study, which looked at pembrolizumab for the treatment of several types of cancer.

Muro recently presented on the gastric cancer cohort of KEYNOTE-012, which included 39 patients whose tumors expressed PD-L1. The study included 19 Asian and 22 non-Asian patients.

The objective response rate (ORR) was 22.2% and the toxicity profile was very manageable. Median progression-free survival (PFS) was 1.9 months and at 6 months, the PFS rate was 24%, and the overall survival (OS) rate was 69%.  


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