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Yasunobu Ishizuka, MD, on Gastric Cancer: Does Nivolumab Infusion Time of Day Matter?

2024 ASCO GI Cancers Symposium

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Yasunobu Ishizuka, MD, of Japan’s Aichi Cancer Center, discusses study results showing that scheduling infusions of nivolumab monotherapy before mid-afternoon for patients with metastatic gastric cancer may alter treatment efficacy. Several studies have suggested that circadian rhythm is essential in immune system function, including anticancer immunity (Abstract 268).



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