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Dean Fennell, FRCP, PhD, on Mesothelioma: Nivolumab vs Placebo in Relapsed Disease

IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer in Singapore

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Dean Fennell, FRCP, PhD, of the University of Leicester, discusses phase III results from the CONFIRM trial, which sought a standard immunotherapy treatment to improve overall survival for patients with mesothelioma who have relapsed after taking pemetrexed and cisplatin. Globally, the incidence of mesothelioma is on the rise; in the United Kingdom alone, it has gone up nearly 500% since the 1970s (Abstract PS01.11).



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