Patricia J. Goldsmith on Patient Access and Engagement: Results of the CancerCare Report
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
Patricia J. Goldsmith, Chief Executive Officer of CancerCare, which provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, discusses findings from six distinct surveys with input from more than 3,000 individuals at varying stages of their cancer experience.
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).
Anthony J. Olszanski, RPh, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Michael A. Postow, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss findings from this phase III trial of nivolumab combined with ipilimumab in treatment-naive patients with advanced disease (Abstract 9505).
Newly elected ASCO President Daniel F. Hayes, MD, of the University of Michigan Health System Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks about his vision for the society during his tenure.
Nikhil Wagle, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the strides made in this national direct-to-patient initiative to accelerate genomics research (Abstract LBA1519).
Vali A. Papadimitrakopoulou, MD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Gideon Michael Blumenthal, MD, of the US Food and Drug Administration, discuss milestone analyses with immune checkpoint inhibitors, targeted therapy, and standard therapy in metastatic non–small cell lung cancer trials submitted to the FDA (Abstract 9010).