A. Oliver Sartor, MD, on Results of the ALSYMPCA Trial for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
2015 European Cancer Congress
A. Oliver Sartor, MD, of Tulane University School of Medicine, discusses the latest results of a clinical trial on radium-223 dichloride and the improvement in overall survival of men with advanced prostate cancer (Abstracts 2510, 2530).
Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PhD, of the Jules Bordet Institute, discusses the ESMO initiative to make cancer drugs affordable.
Martine Frouws, MD, PhD Candidate, of Leiden University Medical Centre discusses her study, which showed a significant increase in overall survival among patients with GI cancers who took aspirin compared to those who did not (Abstract 2306).
Rolf A. Stahel, MD, of University Hospital, Zurich, discusses this phase II trial of erlotinib and bevacizumab in patients with advanced, EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer without T790M mutation. The study was sponsored by The Spanish Lung Cancer Group and the European Thoracic Oncology Platform (Abstract 3BA).
Cora N. Sternberg, MD, of San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, summarizes a teaching lecture on new targets in renal cell carcinoma, and discusses what to expect for the future of treating RCC.
Tony Mok, MD, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Alice Shaw, MD, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, discuss the current status and future outlook of ALK inhibition, and an assessment of brigatinib CNS activity in patients with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer and intracranial metastases (Abstract 3061).