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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist, and Executive Director of Employer Services at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, CA.

ASCO/ESMO 2021 Lung Cancer Recap
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 17:32
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Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE
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Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered this past year (virtually) to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO 2021, regarding patients dealing with a Lung Cancer diagnosis.

For this series, the doctors discuss new trials for patients with NSCLC and SCLC.  The video discussions cover the following topics:

  • IMpower010: Atezolizumab after Chemo in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Surgical Outcomes and Checkmate 816: Addition of Nivolumab in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • FDA Analysis of Immunotherapy With or Without Chemo in Advanced NSCLC and Low PDL-1
  • Poseidon Trial: Durvalumab +/- Tremelimumab vs. Chemo Alone
  • Carbo/Pemetrexed/Pembro and Acquired Resistance in EGFRm+ or ALK+ NSCLC
  • Immune Therapy for Brain Metastases
  • CodeBreak 100: Sotorasib in KRAS G12C Mutation
  • Amivantamab and Mobocertinib for EGFR Exon 20
  • Amivantamab + Lazertinib in EGFR Mutation, Patritumab Deruxtecan in EGFR Mutation-Positive Acquired Resistance
  • MYLUNG Consortium: Overall Biomarker Testing
  • Lurbinectedin in Small Cell Lung Cancer and the Failed Atlantis Trial
  • Circulatory Tumor DNA

 

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