John G. Gribben, MD, DSc, on The Tumor Microenvironment, Prognosis, and Outcome
Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference 2018
John G. Gribben, MD, DSc, of the Barts Cancer Institute, discusses how understanding the role of the tumor microenvironment can help identify treatment targets, including combination therapies, and improve outcome for patients with indolent lymphomas.
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.
Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, of the University of Rochester Medical Center, discusses treatments that enhance progression-free and overall survival and clear minimal residual disease—obinutuzumab plus chemotherapy, lenalidomide, and rituximab—and the types of lymphoma patients who may benefit.
Stephen M. Ansell, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, discusses the efficacy of PD-1 blockade in Hodgkin lymphoma, new findings related to PD-1 therapy, current combination approaches, and future treatments.
R. Gregory Bociek, MD, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, discusses the controversial topic of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.
Kieron M. Dunleavy, MD, of George Washington University, discusses the need for drug combinations to improve lymphoma therapy, despite unexpected toxicities, as our understanding of the molecular biology grows.