Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, on Challenges in Cancer Control
2015 European Cancer Congress
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.
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.
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).
Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PhD, of the Jules Bordet Institute, discusses the ESMO initiative to make cancer drugs affordable.
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses results of the phase III METEOR trial in advanced renal cell carcinoma, which evaluated the efficacy of cabozantinib compared to everolimus in patients with disease progression after VEGFR-targeted therapy (Abstract 4LBA).
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).