Dung T. Le, MD, on Noncolorectal GI Cancers: Results From a Phase II Study of Pembrolizumab
2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
Dung T. Le, MD, from Johns Hopkins University Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, reports findings on this agent, which showed promising activity in patients with previously treated progressive, advanced cancer (Abstract 195).
Krzysztof Bujko, MD, of the Maria Skłodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Centre, discusses the results of a multicenter Polish study on neoadjuvant chemoradiation for fixed cT3 or cT4 rectal cancer (Abstract 489).
Somnath Mukherjee, MD, of Oxford University, discusses this phase II study of induction chemotherapy followed by either oxaliplatin/capecitabine- or paclitaxel/carboplatin-based chemoradiation as a pre-operative regimen for resectable esophageal cancer.. (Abstract 3).
James L. Abbruzzese, MD, of Duke University, discusses the international outlook on patterns of care and their impact on outcomes.
Toshihiko Doi, MD, PhD, of Japan’s National Cancer Center Hospital East, discusses updated results on pembrolizumab for advanced esophageal cancer (Abstract 7).
Heinz-Josef Lenz, MD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the findings of this phase II study of mFOLFOX6/bevacizumab vs FOLFIRI/bevacizumab with biomarker stratification in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (Abstract 493). To view the German language version of this newsreel, click here.