Anthony J. Olszanski, RPh, MD, and Caroline Robert, MD, PhD, on Results From the KEYNOTE-001 Melanoma Trial
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
Anthony J. Olszanski, RPh, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Caroline Robert, MD, PhD, of Gustave Roussy and Paris-Sud University, discuss study findings on pembrolizumab and the overall survival benefit for patients with advanced disease (Abstract 9503).
Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, reports on the encouraging anti-tumor activity of this antibody drug conjugate against one of the most deadly malignancies: recurrent or refractory small cell lung cancer (Abstract LBA8505).
Paul E. Goss, MD, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, discusses disease-free survival results from a study extending adjuvant letrozole for 5 years after completing an initial 5 years of aromatase inhibitor therapy alone or preceded by tamoxifen (Abstract LBA1).
Yousuf Zafar, MD, of Duke Cancer Institute, summarizes his educational lecture on the financial toxicities of treatment and the need to focus on both short- and long-term interventions to reduce the burden on patients.
Helen MacKay, MD, of the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, discusses findings from this phase II study of intraperitoneal vs intravenous chemotherapy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy and optimal debulking surgery in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer (Abstract LBA5503).
Sagar Lonial, MD, of Emory University School of Medicine, and Paul G. Richardson, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the top presentations on multiple myeloma delivered at this year’s meeting.