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Early-stage NSCLC management: Surgery, targeted treatment and immunotherapy

Jessica Donington gives a surgeon’s perspective on the treatment of early-stage NSCLC in the era of targeted and immunotherapy options and the importance of helping patients to RIOT.

00:00 Introduction
01:25 Biomarker testing 
03:24 Adjuvant and neoadjuvant immunotherapy
10:10 Unmet needs 
13:35 The current role for surgeons 


Meet the faculty

Heather Wakelee and Nasser Altorki discuss the current position on PD-L1 expression and immune checkpoint inhibition in early-stage, resectable NSCLC.

00:00 Introduction 
03:26 PD-L1 testing considerations 
08:47 PD-L1 and the immunotherapy trial findings 
26:08 Dual immunotherapy? 
27:11 Choosing between the options


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Faculty disclosures

Faculty disclosures

Jessica Donington

Dr Jessica Donington is a speaker for AstraZeneca and has financial relations with the following companies to disclose: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genetech Inc. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Heather Wakelee

Heather Wakelee discloses the following relationships and financial interests. She has been an invited speaker, has participated in compensated activities, has received financial support/sponsorship from Companies including: ACEA Biosciences; Arrys Therapeutics; AstraZeneca/Medimmune; BMS; Clovis Oncology; Genentech/Roche; Merck; Novartis; Seagen; Xcovery; Helsinn; Janssen; Daiichi Sankyo; Blueprint; and Mirati.

Nasser Altorki

Nasser Altorki received grants or contracts from AstraZeneca, Janssen, the National Cancer Institute, New York Genome Center P1000, and the US Department of Defense. 

He has received honoraria from AstraZeneca and Regeneron.

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