Dr. Karen Reckamp, MD, MS, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California joined GRACE to discuss the role of angiogenesis in previously treated non-small cell lung cancer.
Dr. Jack West, medical oncologist, reviews evidence in favor of adding Avastin (bevacizumab) to the EGFR inhibitor Tarceva (erlotinib) for patients with lung cancer that harbors an activating EGFR mutation.
It may not be the biggest present lung cancer patients could get for the holiday season, but the FDA just yesterday approved Cyramza (ramucirimab), an anti-angiogenic antibody with a mechanism similar to Avastin (bevacizumab) that is already approved for gastric cancer, as a new agent to treat previously treated advanced NSCLC, any histology. This was based on the phase III randomized trial called REVEL that was presented at ASCO 2014, so let's review the evidence that led to this approval.
Dr. Heather Wakelee on the Most Promising New Agents and Pathways for Treating Lung Cancer in the Coming Years
Dr. Heather Wakelee from Stanford University presents her view on the most promising emerging targeted therapies and pathways for treating lung cancer in the coming years.