ONCOLOGY Vol 34 Issue 3

The Lingering Questions in Immunotherapy

March 19, 2020

Although accumulating data continue to show immunotherapy as a major step forward in the treatment of patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), questions regarding optimal sequencing and treatment duration still remain. At the 17th Annual Winter Lung Cancer Conference®, hosted by Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, multiple presentations looked for answers to address these issues.

The Relationship Between Checkpoint Inhibitors and the Gut Microbiome and Its Application in Prostate Cancer

March 19, 2020

This review article discusses the concepts of a tumor microenvironment and a gut microbiome and their effects on responses to checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs). It also reviews recent research investigating these 3 topics, and how it can be applied to using CPIs in prostate cancer.

Changing the Paradigm

March 19, 2020

ONCOLOGY recently sat down with Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, to discuss the current trends in multiple myeloma treatment, and the explosion of novel therapies that are paving the way to better and more durable outcomes and allowing patients to live longer and more meaningful lives.