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Understanding the relationship between the gut microbiome and immunotherapy

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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).

Researcher comment: COMPARE study

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Hashim Ahmed takes us through the COMPARE study – presented at NCRI 2018 – which showed that men with localized prostate cancer are willing to make accept lower survival odds for a better quality of life. He outlines the key findings, the implications of the results for physicians, and the next steps for research (5:36).

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23-09-2019 | Non-small cell lung cancer | WCLC 2019 | Article

Expert comment: AMG 510 KRAS inhibitor trial results – ‘A good start’

LISTEN | Colin Lindsay discusses the trial results for AMG 510 – a novel inhibitor targeting the KRAS G12C mutation –  in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (3:40).

28-01-2019 | Immunotherapy | Podcast | Audio

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).

15-11-2018 | Prostate cancer | Podcast | Audio

Researcher comment: COMPARE study

Hashim Ahmed takes us through the COMPARE study – presented at NCRI 2018 – which showed that men with localized prostate cancer are willing to make accept lower survival odds for a better quality of life. He outlines the key findings, the implications of the results for physicians, and the next steps for research (5:36).

Click here for the accompanying news story.

15-10-2018 | Acute lymphoblastic leukemia | Podcast | Audio

ALL and infection: Unpicking the connection

Mel Greaves (Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK) discusses his proposed theory for the etiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, in which early microbial exposure plays a key role (10:21).

05-04-2018 | Uveal melanoma | Podcast | Audio

SUMIT: Selumetinib in metastatic uveal melanoma

This edition of the medwireNews podcast focuses on a recent trial of the MEK inhibitor selumetinib in metastatic uveal melanoma. Advisory Board member and study author Paul Nathan outlines the findings and discusses the wider implications.

01-02-2018 | Malignant pleural effusion | Podcast | Audio

Expert comment: AMPLE trial

Listen to Fabien Maldonado, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, give his views on the AMPLE trial, which aimed to establish the more effective technique for reducing the number of hospitalization days in patients with malignant pleural effusion.

12-09-2017 | Cervical cancer | Podcast | Audio

Bevacizumab in cervical cancer

The phase III GOG 240 trial evaluated bevacizumab in women with advanced cervical cancer - Advisory Board member and lead investigator Krishnansu Tewari outlines the results of the final analysis in this podcast.

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