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Congress Report ASCO 2018
The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology took place June 1-5, 2018, in Chicago. Highlights included presentations about new insights into immunotherapy, the relevance of immune checkpoint blockade for treatment, new data on EGFR-directed TKIs and treatment of ALK-positive disease. The report also includes an Interview with Barbara Melosky titled “The sequencing question remains”.
Preceptorship Cologne – Lung Cancer International Preceptorship
Springer, The University Hospital of Cologne and the Center for Integrated Oncology Köln-Bonn held the Lung Cancer International Preceptorship on the 1st and 2nd February 2018, in Cologne (Germany). This preceptorship was addressed to medical oncologists involved in the care of patients with lung cancer. This report summarizes presentations that were given during…
Expert interviews at ASCO 2018
Edward Kim talks about the relevance of biomarkers in choosing patients for immunotherapy and the usefulness/pitfalls pf liquid biopsies.
Barbara Melosky talks about ongoing trials that evaluate afatinib/pembrolizumab combination therapy of squamous-cell carcinoma and potential combinations of anti-EGFR agents with anti-angiogenesis drugs.
Terufumi Kato talks about the nationwide screening project LC-SCRUM-Japan and the insights that have been obtained through these data in general and regarding squamous-cell lung cancer in particular.