Nagi S. El-Saghir, MD, PhD, and Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, on The Middle Eastern Perspective of Cancer Research
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
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.
Celestia S. Higano, MD, of the University of Washington, and Chris Parker, MD, of the Royal Marsden Hospital, discuss findings from this confirmatory study evaluating the accuracy of MRI and TRUS biopsy in men with an elevated PSA (Abstract 5000).
Arjun Vasant Balar, MD, of the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses findings on atezolizumab as first-line therapy in cisplatin-ineligible locally advanced/metastatic disease (Abstract LBA4500).
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).
Alan Venook, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, and John Marshall, MD, of the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University, discuss the impact of primary tumor location on overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with advanced disease (Abstract 3504).
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).