Christoph Zielinski, MD: Highlights of 2015 European Cancer Congress
2015 European Cancer Congress
As Chair of the ECC Local Organizing Committee, Christoph Zielinski, MD, of the Medical University Vienna - General Hospital, shares his thoughts on the important goals and presentations of the 2015 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).
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).
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses this prospective study of endocrine therapy alone in patients with ER-positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer (Abstract 5BA).
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.
Jean-Charles Soria, MD, PhD, of Gustave Roussy, summarizes an important study: afatinib vs erlotinib in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.