The news items below are from oral presentations or poster sessions scheduled for the 50th annual ASCO conference.
Yale Cancer Center will have experts available to speak with the media before or during ASCO.
Survival, response duration, and activity by BRAF mutation (MT) status of nivolumab (NIVO, anti-PD-1, BMS-936558, ONO-4538) and ipilimumab (IPI) concurrent therapy in advanced melanoma (MEL). (LBA #9003)
Authors: Mario Sznol, Harriet M. Kluger, Margaret K. Callahan, Michael Andrew Postow, Ruth Ann Gordon, Neil Howard Segal, Naiyer A. Rizvi, Alexander M. Lesokhin, Michael B. Atkins, John M. Kirkwood, Matthew M. Burke, Amanda Ralabate, Angel L. Rivera, Stephanie Anne Kronenberg, Blessing Agunwamba, William Feely, Quan Hong, Suba Krishnan, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Jedd D. Wolchok; Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Georgetown-Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ The full, final text of this abstract will be posted online at 7:30 AM (EDT) on Monday, June 2.
Keywords: immune therapy; melanoma; anti-PD-1
Inhibition of PD-L1 by MPDL3280A and clinical activity in pts with metastatic urothelial bladder cancer (UBC). (#5011)
Authors: Thomas Powles, Nicholas J. Vogelzang, Gregg Daniel Fine, Joseph Paul Eder, Fadi S. Braiteh, Yohann Loriot, Cristina Cruz Zambrano, Joaquim Bellmunt, Howard A. Burris, Siew-leng Melinda Teng, Xiaodong Shen, Hartmut Koeppen, Priti S. Hegde, Daniel S. Chen, Daniel Peter Petrylak; Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University Hospital of London, London, United Kingdom; University of Nevada School of Medicine and US Oncology/Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV; Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA; Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT; Compre
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