Cora N. Sternberg, MD, on New Targets in Renal Cell Carcinoma
2015 European Cancer Congress
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.
Michael Pfreundschuh, MD, of Universitaetsklinikum des Saarlandes, summarizes a session he chaired on this topic, which covered Burkitt’s lymphoma as well as lymphoblastic leukemia in children and adults.
Frederic Amant, MD, PhD, of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, discusses the important decisions that must be made when a woman is diagnosed with cancer while pregnant: Should treatment be delayed or the pregnancy terminated?
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).
Incoming ECCO President, Peter L. J. Naredi, MD, PhD, of the University of Gothenburg, discusses his upcoming year as the new ECCO President, his vision for the organization, and his views on cancer treatment today.
Priscilla K. Brastianos, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses genomic characterization of brain metastases and paired primary tumors, which could reveal potential therapeutic targets (Abstract 2905).