Bishoy M. Faltas, MD, on Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma: Generating a Neoantigen Map
2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
Bishoy M. Faltas, MD, of Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses his team’s work using whole exome sequencing, which may have important implications for selecting patients for immunotherapeutic approaches (Abstract 354).
A. Oliver Sartor, MD, of Tulane Cancer Center, discusses this study investigating circulating tumor cell characteristics to predict resistance to androgen deprivation therapies in patients with advanced prostate cancer (Abstract 163).
Toni Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, summarizes key points from a session he chaired on clear and non-clear cell renal cancer, including information on molecular genetics and its impact on treatment, how to treat patients with non-clear cell histology, and the best strategy for treating clear cell cancer.
Srikala S. Sridhar, MD, of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, summarizes important papers presented on bladder and urothelial cancers, including perspectives on immunotherapies and radiotherapies.
Christopher J. Sweeney, MBBS, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, reviews important presentations on testicular cancer, including dose intensification for first-line therapy of metastatic disease, and what physicians need to know about the molecular genetics of testicular cancer.
Nicholas D. James, BSc, MBBS, PhD, of the University of Warwick, gives his expert perspective on treatment advances in urothelial cancers.