David M. Hyman, MD, on Larotrectinib in TRK Fusion Cancers: Trial Results
2017 ASCO Annual Meeting
David M. Hyman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses findings on the efficacy of larotrectinib, a selective tropomyosin receptor kinase inhibitor, in adult and pediatric cancers. (Abstract LBA2501)
Daniel A. Goldstein, MD, of Emory University and Rabin Medical Center, discusses his study findings that show nearly $1 billion in savings when patients receive personal weight-based doses instead of a predetermined fixed dose for treatment of PD-L1-positive non–small cell lung cancer. (Abstract 9013)
Primo Lara, MD, of the University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses three top abstracts on treating advanced renal cell carcinoma with epacadostat, pembrolizumab, atezolizumab, bevacizumab, sunitinib, or pazopanib. (Abstracts 4505, 4507, 4515)
Daniel Heng, MD, MPH, of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the University of Calgary, and Sumanta K. Pal, MD, of the City of Hope, discuss key findings presented at ASCO: adjuvant pazopanib vs placebo after nephrectomy in patients with locally advanced disease (the PROTECT Trial), and adjuvant sunitinib used to treat high-risk disease.
Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, of West Cancer Center, reports on this past year’s progress of the ACCC initiative to speed adoption of immunotherapeutics in community practices.
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.