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Dr. Hamid on the Inclusion of Patients With Brain Metastases on Melanoma Trials

Source: OncLive, December 2018 Omid Hamid, MD, director of Research and Immuno-Oncology at The Angeles Clinic, discusses the inclusion of patients with brain metastases on melanoma clinical trials. A retrospective analysis was done in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with pembrolizumab (Keytruda) on the KEYNOTE-001, -002, and -006 trials looking at the outcomes of those […]

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Completion Lymph Node Dissection in Melanoma

Source: OncLive, December 2018 Transcript:  Axel Hauschild, MD: The question is, what do we do with patients if the sentinel node is positive? Do we need a completion lymphadenectomy? I guess it’s very important to emphasize that the patients who have macrometastasis, palpable lymph nodes, nodes seen in the lymph node sonography, or in CT or […]

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Anti-PD-1 Adjuvant Therapy in Melanoma

Source: OnClive, December 2018 Transcript: Axel Hauschild, MD: There’s also competition in the field. Two other treatments have been approved, at least in the United States. The approval for pembrolizumab in Europe is expected to happen over the next few weeks because of the positive CALGB [Cancer and Leukemia Broup B] opinion that is already out […]

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Adjuvant Therapy in Melanoma: COMBI-AD Trial

Source: OnClive, December 2018 Transcript: Axel Hauschild, MD: So my question for Caroline is on adjuvant treatment modalities. There was an update on COMBI-AD at this year’s ESMO [European Society for Medical Oncology] conference, and the data were published on the same day. Can you summarize the findings of this clinical trial and also remind us […]

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