Immunotherapy Advances for Colorectal Carcinoma in 2018 - prIME Oncology
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Immunotherapy Advances for Colorectal Carcinoma in 2018

Newly Released Data From the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco

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Get expert insight on the most important data on immunotherapy in colorectal cancer presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.

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Release Date

Release Date

Jan 30, 2018

Expiration Date

Jan 23, 2019

Abstract #553: Nivolumab + ipilimumab combination in patients with DNA mismatch repair-deficient/microsatellite instability-high (dMMR/MSI-H) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): First report of the full cohort from CheckMate-142

Abstract #554: Nivolumab in patients with DNA mismatch repair-deficient/microsatellite instability-high (dMMR/MSI-H) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): Long-term survival according to prior line of treatment from CheckMate-142

Abstract #560: A phase Ib study of safety and clinical activity of atezolizumab (A) and cobimetinib (C) in patients (pts) with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC)

  • Johanna Bendell, MDSarah Cannon Research Institute
    Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Axel Grothey, MDWest Cancer Center
    Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Ian Chau, MDRoyal Marsden Hospital
    London, United Kingdom

After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Select patients with mCRC that benefit from immune checkpoint single-agent therapy
  • Describe the rationale for immunotherapy in colorectal cancer, both as a single agent and in combination with targeted therapies
  • Assess recent clinical trial data from studies involving immune checkpoint inhibitor-based treatment strategies in colorectal cancer

This educational activity is supported by a grant from F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

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