Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, on Myeloid Growth Factors: New Biosimilar Approvals
NCCN Annual Conference 2019
Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, discusses current strategies for the use of biosimilars to treat cancer-induced anemia and neutropenia, and the need to provide evidence for the efficacy of these agents to allay any concerns about their use.
Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses treatment strategies in these nonmelanoma skin cancers, including surgery, forthcoming staging systems, and ongoing trials combining adjuvant radiotherapy and immunotherapy.
William J. Gradishar, MD, of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, discusses evidence-based first-line treatment options for patients with advanced hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative breast cancer and toxicities associated with the various therapeutic options.
Eric Jonasch, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses major findings over the past 12 months in kidney cancer, including combination immunotherapies and trends in surgical oncology.
Wells A. Messersmith, MD, of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, discusses results of recent clinical trials, emerging treatment options, and approaches that may improve outcomes in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
James L. Mohler, MD, of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses updated recommendations in prostate cancer: more specificity for family history and genomic sequencing, as well as the evolving uses of androgen-deprivation therapy.