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Sarah B. Goldberg, MD, MPH, discusses the combination of immunotherapy and targeted therapy for the treatment of patients with oncogene-driven lung cancer.
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, chief of medical oncology, professor of medicine, Yale Cancer Center, Smilow Cancer Hospital, discusses combinations with immunotherapy in lung cancer.
James B. Yu, MD, associate professor, therapeutic oncology, director, Prostate and Genitourinary Cancer Radiotherapy Program, Yale Cancer Center, discusses drawbacks of radiation therapy in prostate cancer.
Daniel P. Petrylak, MD, professor of medicine and urology at Yale Cancer Center, 2017 Giant of Cancer Care in Genitourinary Cancers, discusses the phase II EV-201 trial of enfortumab vedotin in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who were previously treated with platinum-based chemotherapy or a PD-1/PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitor.
Enfortumab vedotin induced responses in 44% of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer, including 12% experiencing a complete response to treatment.
The expansion of Medicaid nearly eliminated racial disparities in time to cancer treatment.
The development of tyrosine kinase inhibitors has revolutionized the treatment of EGFR-mutant non–small cell lung cancer in recent years, but new strategies are needed to overcome resistance mechanisms that promote disease recurrence.
Mario Sznol, MD, professor of medicine, co-director, Cancer Immunology Program, co-director, Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, discusses factors to consider when combining VEGF TKIs with immunotherapy in renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
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