Matthew A. Gubens, MD, on Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: New Immunotherapy Strategies in the NCCN Guidelines
NCCN Annual Conference 2019
Matthew A. Gubens, MD, of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses recent updates to the NCCN Guidelines in non–small cell lung cancer, including the use of pembrolizumab as a single agent or in combination based on PD-L1 status, treatment selection in squamous and nonsquamous patients, and how mutational status affects treatment strategy.
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.
Melinda L. Telli, MD, of the Stanford Cancer Institute, discusses the various systemic therapies for patients with early-stage hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative disease.
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.
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.