Tony Mok, MD, and Alice Shaw, MD, PhD: Expert Perspectives on ALK Inhibition and Brigatinib
2015 European Cancer Congress
Tony Mok, MD, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Alice Shaw, MD, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, discuss the current status and future outlook of ALK inhibition, and an assessment of brigatinib CNS activity in patients with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer and intracranial metastases (Abstract 3061).
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses this prospective study of endocrine therapy alone in patients with ER-positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer (Abstract 5BA).
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).
Shailender Bhatia, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, discusses his paper on interleukin-12 DNA and regression of Merkel cell tumors (Abstract 504).
Jean-Charles Soria, MD, PhD, of Gustave Roussy, summarizes an important study: afatinib vs erlotinib in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.
Lisa Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, discusses heterogeneity, treatment response, and outcome in HER2-positive breast cancer.