George J. Bosl, MD, and Karim Fizazi, MD, PhD, on Germ Cell Tumors and Treatment Intensification: Pros and Cons
2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
George J. Bosl, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Karim Fizazi, MD, PhD, of Gustave Roussy and the University of Paris Sud, offer the “pro” and “con” viewpoints for treatment intensification in patients with poor-prognosis germ cell tumors with unfavorable marker decline.
Karim Chamie, MD, of the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses induction and maintenance BCG therapy in non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses study findings on apatorsen plus docetaxel vs docetaxel alone in platinum-resistant metastatic urothelial cancer. (Abstract 289)
Rana R. McKay, MD, of the University of California, San Diego, discusses study findings on PD-1/PD-L1 responders with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who discontinue therapy for immune-related adverse events. (Abstract 467)
Charles G. Drake, MD, PhD, of Columbia University Medical Center, summarizes his keynote lecture on immunotherapy as a new frontier in prostate cancer and its synergistic use with traditional treatments.
W. Marston Linehan, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the genetic basis of the different types of kidney cancer, which provides the key to clinical management.