Clifford A. Hudis, MD, and Julie Vose, MD, MBA: A Conversation With ASCO’s CEO
2017 ASCO Annual Meeting
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, ASCO’s current CEO, discuss the state of cancer care and the challenges that lie ahead.
Tanya B. Dorff, MD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Sumanta K. Pal, MD, of the City of Hope, discuss two key presentations on prostate cancer: findings on adding abiraterone for men with high-risk prostate cancer starting long-term androgen-deprivation therapy, and an after-market study on continuing enzalutamide post PSA progression in men with chemotherapy-naive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. (Abstracts LBA5003, 5004)
Peter Hoskin, MD, of Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, discusses study findings on single-dose radiotherapy compared with multifraction radiotherapy in patients with metastatic spinal canal compression. (Abstract LBA10004)
Arnaud Scherpereel, MD, PhD, of the University Hospital of Lille, discusses in French phase II study findings on second- or third-line nivolumab vs nivolumab plus ipilimumab in malignant pleural mesothelioma patients. (Abstract LBA8507)
Eric Jonasch, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the largest prospective VHL disease-specific therapeutic trial performed to date, and the data that show pazopanib resulted in significant and sustained disease control for the majority of patients enrolled on the study. (Abstract 4516)
Rakesh Chopra, MD, of India’s Artemis Hospitals, discusses ASCO’s Role in global cancer care and the issues he finds most pressing.