Benjamin Besse, MD, PhD, and Tony Mok, MD, on Results of the BIRCH Clinical Trial
2015 European Cancer Congress
Benjamin Besse, MD, PhD, of the Institut Gustave Roussy, and Tony Mok, MD, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, discuss this phase II trial of atezolizumab as first-line or subsequent therapy for locally advanced or metastatic PD-L1–selected NSCLC (Abstract 17LBA).
Michel Ducreux, MD, PhD
Michel Ducreux, MD, PhD, of the Institut Gustave Roussy, discusses the efficacy and safety in this study of nab-paclitaxel in patients with previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (Abstract 2131).
Martine Frouws, MSc, PhD
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).
Clifford A. Hudis, MD
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, summarizes his educational lecture on obesity, inflammation, and cancer—an important topic in oncology.
Matteo Lambertini, MD
Matteo Lambertini, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the use of LHRH agonists during chemotherapy to suppress ovarian function as a way to preserve fertility in breast cancer patients (Abstract 1957).
Jonathan E. Rosenberg, MD
Jonathan E. Rosenberg, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses this pivotal study of an investigational immunotherapy that has shown increased and durable responses, with a relatively benign toxicity profile (Abstract 21LBA).