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GRACEcast

Jun 30, 2015

The current standard of care for SCLC shows limited results with high toxicities. Drs. Soria, Gandhi, and West discuss new ASCO 2015 data that show promise for a subset of patients with PD-L1 expression on Keytruda (pembrolizumab) or...


Jun 28, 2015

As more immunotherapeutics become available to treat lung cancer, research must determine how to balance efficacy, toxicities, and cost. That means finding which patients who will benefit from which drugs while maintaining good quality of...


Jun 25, 2015

Novel immunotherapy agent atezolizumab (MPDL3280A) looks superior to Taxotere (docetaxel) in a study, specifically for patients with PD-L1. What are the implications of multiple agents with similar mechanisms of action in the same clinical...


Jun 18, 2015

The immune checkpoint inhibitor Opdivo (nivolumab) shows better efficacy than Taxotere (docetaxel) for advanced non-squamous NSCLC, but this was seen only in patients with PD-L1 protein expression on their tumor. Should we be using this as a...


Jun 11, 2015

Research released at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting showed great promise for squamous cell lung cancer patients taking the immunotherapy drug Opdivo (nivolumab). But can we predict which patients will do well on...