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Updates in sarcoma from ASCO and ESMO 2018

Presented by Jean-Yves Blay (Leon Berard Center, Lyon, France)

This downloadable slide collection, based on a webinar presented by World Sarcoma Network Chairman Professor Jean-Yves Blay, highlights and summarizes key recent findings in sarcoma presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting and the 2018 ESMO Congress.

This educational initiative was funded by Eli Lilly and Company.

28-01-2019 | Melanoma | Editorial | Article

IDO inhibitors in advanced melanoma: A path forward?

On the back of success in melanoma with PD-1 and CTLA-4 checkpoint inhibitors, attention has turned to other checkpoint proteins such as indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO). In this editorial, Zeynep Eroglu (Moffitt Cancer Center, USA) discusses the advances and setbacks in the development of IDO inhibitors for melanoma.

Understanding the relationship between the gut microbiome and immunotherapy

Jennifer Wargo, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA, shares her insights into recent research showing an association between intestinal microbiota and response to immunotherapy (13:27).

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15-02-2019 | Castration-resistant prostate cancer | News

Further support for [177Lu]-PSMA-617 in men with mCRPC

Results from an expansion cohort add support for the use of lutetium-177-prostate-specific membrane antigen-617 in heavily pretreated men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

15-02-2019 | Castration-resistant prostate cancer | News

Real-world data confirm better mCRPC OS with hormonal therapy in Black versus White men

An analysis of a US database shows that Black individuals who receive abiraterone acetate or enzalutamide for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer have better overall survival than their White counterparts.

14-02-2019 | Prostate cancer | News

Long-term data support SBRT for low-, intermediate-risk prostate cancer

Stereotactic body radiotherapy has a favorable long-term disease control and safety profile in the setting of low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer, say US researchers who analyzed individual patient data from over 2000 prospectively treated men.

13-02-2019 | Checkpoint blockade | News

Immune checkpoint inhibitors viable in advanced cancer complicated by HIV

Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy is well tolerated by patients with HIV infection and advanced-stage cancer and does not appear to adversely affect HIV viral load or CD4 cell count, suggest results of a systematic data review.

12-02-2019 | Prostate cancer | News

Conservative management of low-risk prostate cancer increasing in USA

US patients with low-risk localized prostate cancer are increasingly being managed with active surveillance or watchful waiting, finds a database analysis.

11-02-2019 | Pregnancy | News

ART-conceived children not at increased risk for cancer

Children conceived using assisted reproductive technology do not have an increased cancer risk relative to either the general population or naturally conceived children of women with impaired fertility, shows a Dutch study with a long follow-up.

Steering improved outcomes in non-driver mutation lung cancer: Progress and challenges

Steering improved outcomes in lung cancer

This program was made possible thanks to an independent educational grant from Eli Lilly and Company. Produced by Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education.

Gastric cancer care: From evidence to practice

Gastric cancer care

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company. Produced by Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education.

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Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma management: Exploring novel treatment strategies

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma management: Exploring novel treatment strategies

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from MorphoSys.

Soft tissue sarcoma: What is best practice?

 Soft tissue sarcoma: What is best practice?

This program was made possible thanks to independent educational sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company. Produced by Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education.

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