Priscilla K. Brastianos, MD, on Genetic Screening of Brain Metastases
2015 European Cancer 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).
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.
Robert J. Motzer, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the results of this study, which could well change the treatment paradigm in patients with previously treated metastatic renal cell carcinoma (Abstract 3LBA).
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.
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.
Lisa Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, discusses heterogeneity, treatment response, and outcome in HER2-positive breast cancer.