OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, have recognized 4 gastrointestinal physician-scientists and a prominent patient advocate, naming them as 2022 Luminary Awards in GI Cancers.
John L. Marshall, MD, provides an overview of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and discusses several key updates to the treatment landscape, including putting data in the context of the treatment algorithm.
Stephen V. Liu, MD and Neal E. Ready, MD, PhD, discuss the new data with nivolumab plus ipilimumab in treatment-naïve NSCLC and provide commentary on treatment considerations for patients who are eligible to receive these regimens.
The addition of durvalumab to gemcitabine and cisplatin demonstrated an improvement in overall survival vs gemcitabine and cisplatin plus placebo as frontline therapy in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer, regardless of primary tumor location.
Geoffrey T. Gibney, MD, discusses current treatment options for patients with melanoma, clinical trials that have explored different agents and combinations, and developing treatment options in uveal melanoma.
Afatinib may prove effective and tolerable in patients with advanced or metastatic solid tumors with NRG1 gene fusions, according to the rationale for a prospective real-world outcomes study that was presented as a trial in progress at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Safety and efficacy data from a pooled pooled analysis confirm that patients who are Black or Hispanic with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative breast cancer can be treated with palbociclib plus endocrine therapy.
John Marshall, MD, discusses the results of the DESTINY-Gastric02 trial with trastuzumab deruxtecan in patients with HER2-positive gastric/GEJ cancer, the importance of molecular profiling, and future considerations for the antibody-drug conjugate.
The Marshalls go beyond the pages of their new memoir, Off Our Chests: A Candid Tour Through the World of Cancer, to discuss how Liza's diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer changed their lives and the key messages they hope readers will take from their book.