Usha Menon, MD, on Ovarian Cancer: Advances in Early Detection
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
Usha Menon, MD, of University College London, discusses a significant new version of a screening test for ovarian cancer that may reduce death from the disease (Abstract 5507).
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, and Paul L. Nguyen, MD, both of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss four key studies on high- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, as well as localized disease (Abstracts 5001, 5003, 5023, and 5021).
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).
Jonathan E. Rosenberg, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Toni K. Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss mutation burden—its role in response to treatment with PD-L1 immunotherapy and its impact on progression-free survival and overall survival, as well as the link between intrinsic expression subtypes and treatment outcome with atezolizumab (Abstract 104).
Fabrice Denis, MD, PhD, of the Institut Inter-regional de Cancérologie Jean Bernard, discusses 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).
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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).