Bruce D. Cheson, MD, and Richard I. Fisher, MD, on Lymphoma: Treatment Considerations
Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference 2018
Bruce D. Cheson, MD, of Georgetown University Hospital, and Richard I. Fisher, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, discuss ways to incorporate PET and CT scanning into standard of care for and research studies on lymphoma.
Steven M. Horwitz, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses aggressive subtypes of peripheral T-cell lymphoma and the coming data that may help clarify what could be the most effective treatments.
Sagar Lonial, MD, of the Emory University School of Medicine, discusses the importance of planning for relapse based on the treatment a patient has received, new targets for refractory myeloma, and the role of cellular therapy.
Laurie H. Sehn, MD, MPH, of the British Columbia Cancer Centre for Lymphoid Cancer, discusses the challenges of treating high-grade B-cell lymphoma in older patients and those with comorbidities. Several strategies have been devised, but more research is needed as well as more options for novel therapies.
Peggy Burhenn, MS, RN-BC, AOCNS, of the City of Hope National Medical Center, discusses the challenges of working with older lymphoma patients and the importance of effective geriatric assessments.
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and David G. Maloney, MD, PhD, of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and winner of this year’s Oliver Press Memorial Award, discuss three CAR T-cell products for lymphoma treatment, comparing their efficacy, toxicity, ease of use, and the clinical resources needed.