Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD, Summarizes Results From the CheckMate 067 Trial in Advanced Melanoma
2015 ASCO Annual Meeting
Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discusses therapies for treatment-naive patients with advanced melanoma (Abstract LBA1).
Howard I. Scher, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the updated criteria that will guide clinical trial design and conduct for therapeutics being tested in castration-resistant prostate cancer (Abstract 5000).
Jan C. Buckner, MD, of the Mayo Clinic discusses adjuvant whole-brain radiotherapy and the need for initial treatment with radiosurgery and close monitoring to preserve cognitive function in patients with brain metastases (Abstract LBA4).
Christopher Sweeney, MBBS, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discusses the EnzaMet and EnzaRad study designs, eligibility requirements, and endpoints (Abstracts TPS5077 and TPS5078).
For a heavily pretreated multiple myeloma population, daratumumab as a monotherapy showed meaningful, durable activity with deep responses and a favorable safety profile. Saad Usmani, MD, of the Levine Cancer Institute, provides the highlights of this study on the first monoclonal antibody to show promise in multiple myeloma (Abstract LBA8512).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, reflects on the 2015 Annual Meeting and her year ahead as ASCO President.