Clifford A. Hudis, MD, on Results of the TAILORx Clinical Trial
2015 European Cancer Congress
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).
Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, of Princess Margaret Hospital, discusses the work of the Global Task Force on Radiotherapy for Cancer Control and its efforts to improve access to vital radiation treatment worldwide, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
Jean-Charles Soria, MD, PhD, of Gustave Roussy, summarizes an important study: afatinib vs erlotinib in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.
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).
Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PhD, of the Jules Bordet Institute, discusses the ESMO initiative to make cancer drugs affordable.
M. Catherine Pietanza, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses rovalpituzumab tesirine, a promising DLL3-targeted antibody drug conjugate, the first precision treatment for small cell lung cancer (Abstract 7LBA).