The concept of maintenance therapy for advanced lung cancer has emerged over the past few years. Dr. Jack West, medical oncologist, reviews the concepts behind it and treatment options for patients.
ASCO 2012 Lung Cancer Highlights: Dr. Socinski on Continuation Maintenance Alimta in PARAMOUNT Trial
The first of several podcasts we'll be adding here from our ASCO 2012 Lung Cancer Highlights program, co-sponsored with LUNGevity Foundation, is with Dr. Mark Socinski, Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, who discussed the updated results of continuation maintenance therapy with Alimta (pemetrexed) on the PARAMOUNT trial.
Last year, the PARAMOUNT trial was one of the highlight presentations in lung cancer from ASCO 2011, an important landmark study of continuation maintenance therapy with Alimta (pemetrexed).