Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PhD, on Reducing the Cost and Increasing Access to Cancer Drugs
2015 European Cancer Congress
Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PhD, of the Jules Bordet Institute, discusses the ESMO initiative to make cancer drugs affordable.
Shailender Bhatia, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, discusses his paper on interleukin-12 DNA and regression of Merkel cell tumors (Abstract 504).
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).
Federico Cappuzzo, MD, of Istituto Toscano Tumori-Ospedale Civile Livorno, and Tony Mok, MD, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, discuss current strategies for treating patients with acquired resistance, and what the future holds for these patients.
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.
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.