Latest from Johns Hopkins Cancer Center

Nilofer Saba Azad, MD, discusses data from 3 recent pivotal trials have influenced practice and/or warrant consideration when treating patients with localized pancreatic cancer.
Jarushka Naidoo, MBBCh, assistant professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins University, discusses considerations for managing immune-related adverse events in patients with non–small cell lung cancer.
Ana Maria Cristina De Jesus-Acosta, MD, discusses somatostatin analogs and peptide receptor radionucleotide therapy, and spoke to the discussion regarding the optimal sequence of therapy in patients with neuroendocrine tumors. 
Julie R. Brahmer, MD, discusses advances made with immunotherapy in the lung cancer space, highlights challenges that still need to be addressed, and sheds light on ongoing research designed to determine treatment approaches beyond PD-1/PD-L1 and CTLA-4 inhibition
Julie R. Brahmer, MD, co-director of the Upper Aerodigestive Department in the Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, Johns Hopkins Medicine, discusses the potential for immunotherapy beyond PD-1 and PD-L1 checkpoints in non–small cell lung cancer.
Amol K. Narang, MD, discusses recent advances made in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and explained how radiation oncology can be used to provide further clinical benefit to this patient population.
The new standard of care for the frontline treatment of patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer should be atezolizumab and chemotherapy, based on results from the IMpower133 trial.
Benjamin P. Levy, MD, discusses optimal strategies for molecular interrogation of non–small cell lung cancer.
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