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).
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).
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).
Michel Ducreux, MD, PhD, of the Institut Gustave Roussy, discusses the efficacy and safety in this study of nab-paclitaxel in patients with previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (Abstract 2131).
Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PhD, of the Jules Bordet Institute, and ECCO President, discusses ways in which imaging can form the solution to individualized cancer treatment.
Brian I. Rini, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, discusses the results from a phase III study investigating a multipeptide cancer vaccine in patients receiving sunitinib as first-line therapy for advanced/metastatic renal cell carcinoma (Abstract 17LBA).