Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, on Progress of the Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, of The West Clinic, reports on progress of the now year-old ACCC initiative to speed adoption of immunotherapeutics in community practices.
Michael J. Overman, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and John Marshall, MD, of Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss interim findings on nivolumab with or without ipilimumab in the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with and without high microsatellite instability (Abstract 3501).
Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses the substantial overuse of aggressive medical care for younger patients at the end of life, despite ASCO recommendations (Abstract LBA10033).
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).
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, ASCO’s Chief Medical Officer, discusses the key presentations at this year’s conference.
Vali A. Papadimitrakopoulou, MD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Fabrice Denis, MD, PhD, of the Institut Inter-regional de Cancérologie Jean Bernard, discuss findings from a phase III trial on an app used between visits for early detection of symptomatic relapse and complications in high-risk lung cancer patients (Abstract LBA9006). To see Dr. Denis discuss this study in French, click here.
To see the French language version of this discussion, click here.