Laurie H. Sehn, MD, MPH, and James O. Armitage, MD, on Results of the GADOLIN Trial on Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
2015 ASCO Annual Meeting
James O. Armitage, MD, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Laurie H. Sehn, MD, MPH, of the British Columbia Cancer Agency, discuss a first-ever finding on obinutuzumab and bendamustine in the setting of rituximab-refractory indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma (Abstract LBA8502).
Richard G. Margolese, MD, of McGill University discusses the improvement in breast cancer-free interval with anastrozole vs tamoxifen in patients with DCIS undergoing lumpectomy plus radiotherapy (Abstract LBA500).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, reflects on the 2015 Annual Meeting and her year ahead as ASCO President.
James H. Doroshow, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, describes a new precision medicine initiative called the MATCH trial: Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice. In 2,400 NCI clinical trial sites, 3,000 patients will be screened and their tumors analyzed to determine whether they contain genetic abnormalities for which a targeted drug exists.
Claus Garbe, MD, of the University of Tuebingen, discusses the survival of sentinel lymph node biopsy–positive melanoma patients with and without complete lymph node dissection (Abstract LBA9002).
Eduardo Cazap, MD, PhD, of the Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology, and James O. Armitage, MD, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, discuss oncology from an international point of view.