Vali A. Papadimitrakopoulou, MD, and Fabrice Denis, MD, PhD, on Lung Cancer: Improving Survival With an App
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
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.
Julie Lemieux, MD, of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, discusses patient-reported outcomes 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 LBA506). To see the French language version of this discussion, click here.
Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses findings of this phase III study of sorafenib plus doxorubicin versus sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (Abstract 4003).
Eric Roeland, MD, of the University of California, San Diego, and Jennifer S. Temel, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, discuss findings that showed the benefits of offering palliative care integrated with oncology care (Abstracts 10003 and 10131).
David F. McDermott, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Toni K. Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss an update on data from phase I and II studies of nivolumab given to patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, including long-term overall survival and potential predictors of benefit (Abstract 4507).
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.