Milena Sant, MD, on The Latest Findings From the EUROCARE 5 Study
2015 European Cancer Congress
Milena Sant, MD, of Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, discusses the question of whether Europe is doing better in cancer care since the 1990s (Abstract LBA1).
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).
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).
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.
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).