Dr. Eddie Garon considers the data on immunotherapies for first line treatment of advanced NSCLC and whether we are likely to use these agents instead of or in combination with standard chemotherapy soon.
UCLA Med Center's Dr. Eddie Garon discusses the open question of the optimal duration of ongoing treatment with immunotherapy for lung cancer.
Dr. Eddie Garon reviews the pattern of response to immunotherapy in lung cancer, along with the concept of "pseudoprogression".
As we learn more about immunotherapy for lung cancer, combinations with multiple immunotherapy agents are being explored. Medical oncologist Dr. Eddie Garon considers whether combinations are likely to emerge as the leading immunotherapy approach.
Dr. Eddie Garon, UCLA, reviews the controversial question of whether PD-L1 expression is a reliable enough biomarker to be used to select patients to receive or not receive immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy in lung cancer.
Immune checkpoint inhibitors are now becoming approved and commercially available for patients with previously treated advanced NSCLC. Dr. Eddie Garon, medical oncologist at UCLA, summarizes key data and explains their current role in treatment.
Dr. Eddie Garon from UCLA Medical Center reviews the general mechanism of action of immune checkpoint inhibitors and how they can be an effective therapy in lung cancer.
Dr. Edward Garon discusses what researchers are learning about MK-3475, an immune therapy treatment currently in clinical trial. February 2014.
Dr. Edward Garon warns that it is still too early to compare which immune therapies will be more effective in treating lung cancer.February 2014.