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Michael Pishvaian, MD, PhD, director, Phase I Clinical Program, co-director of the Ruesch Center Pancreatic Cancer Program Medical Oncology, Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer, Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the combination of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) and bevacizumab (Avastin) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
 
Stephen Liu, MD, provided an enhanced understanding of oncogenic drivers such as EGFR and ALK in patients with NSCLC, sequencing strategies, and the potential application of immunotherapy in later lines of therapy.
Immunotherapy has arrived in the gastrointestinal cancer landscape, and while not all patients will benefit from these agents, those who do are likely to have long-lasting responses, explained John L. Marshall, MD.
Claudine Isaacs, MD, professor, medical director, Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research, co-director, Breast Cancer Program, Georgetown University/Lombardi Cancer Center, discusses antibody drug conjugates in the treatment of patients with triple-negative breast cancer.
 
Michael J. Pishvaian, MD, discusses expanded testing for biomarkers, using liquid biopsies to predict response to treatment, and the importance of identifying increasingly specific subsets of GI cancers to make treatment decisions.
Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, Georgetown-Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the future of precision medicine in gastrointestinal malignancies.
Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) induced responses in more than one-fifth of patients with recurrent thymic carcinoma who had progressed following 1 or more lines of chemotherapy. 
Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, discusses the future of precision medicine in gastrointestinal cancers.
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