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Afsaneh Barzi, MD, PhD, on Colorectal Cancer: Early Data on Regorafenib and Pembrolizumab

2022 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

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Afsaneh Barzi, MD, PhD, of City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center and AccessHope, discusses results from a phase I/II study of regorafenib and pembrolizumab in refractory microsatellite-stable colorectal cancer. Although the trial did not meet its primary endpoint, the median overall survival is “provocative,” says Dr. Barzi. An analysis of biomarkers to identify patients with a longer duration of benefit is ongoing (Abstract 15).



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