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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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21-02-2019 | Renal cell carcinoma | News

Immunotherapy-based regimens show promise in non-clear-cell RCC

Three trials point to the potential of regimens incorporating agents targeting the programmed cell death protein 1 or its ligand in patients with non-clear-cell renal cell carcinoma.

20-02-2019 | Renal cell carcinoma | News

Tivozanib improves refractory advanced RCC outcomes

The phase III TIVO-3 trial has found that both progression-free survival and response are significantly better with tivozanib than sorafenib in patients with refractory metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

19-02-2019 | Castration-sensitive prostate cancer | News

ARCHES shows enzalutamide benefit for mCSPC

Supplementing androgen deprivation therapy with enzalutamide delays radiologic progression in men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer, indicate phase III trial findings presented at the 2019 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.

19-02-2019 | Renal cell carcinoma | News

Pembrolizumab–axitinib boosts untreated advanced RCC survival

Overall survival is significantly improved with the first-line combination of pembrolizumab and axitinib relative to sunitinib in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, shows the KEYNOTE-426 trial.

18-02-2019 | Castration-resistant prostate cancer | News

Darolutamide reduces CRPC metastasis risk

Addition of the androgen receptor antagonist darolutamide to androgen deprivation therapy improves metastasis-free survival in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, indicate ARAMIS trial results.

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.

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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