John D. Hainsworth, MD, on Advanced Solid Tumors: Results From the MyPathway Trial
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
John D. Hainsworth, MD, of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, discusses early findings from this umbrella basket study on targeted treatment, outside of current drug indications, for different types of advanced solid tumors (Abstract LBA11511).
Nagi S. El-Saghir, MD, of the American University of Beirut, and Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Hospital, discuss oncology from an international point of view.
James Kochenderfer, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discuss results of a small study on genetically modified CAR-T cells, which may well become a standard lymphoma treatment (Abstract LBA3010).
Marcel Verheij, PhD, of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, and John Marshall, MD, of Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss findings from this multicenter phase III study of neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by either surgery and chemotherapy or surgery and chemoradiotherapy in resectable gastric cancer (Abstract 4000).
Michele Cavo, MD, of the Seràgnoli Institute of Hematology, Bologna University School of Medicine, discusses results from this phase III study of upfront autologous stem cell transplantation vs novel agent-based therapy for multiple myeloma (Abstract 8000). To see the Italian version of this interview, please click here.
Eric Roeland, MD, of the University of California, San Diego, and Timothy E. Quill, MD, of the University of Rochester Medical Center, discuss the debate on whether physician-assisted death should be a legally available option at the end of life when neither palliative nor hospice care is satisfactory.