Virtual Poster Session in H&N Cancer From Munich - prIME Oncology
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Virtual Poster Session in H&N Cancer From Munich

Practical Application of Key Data Presented During the 2018 European Oncology Congress

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View CME-certified poster presentations and downloadable slides covering the most up-to-date clinical trial data on head and neck (H&N) cancer from the 2018 European Oncology Congress in Munich.

Interactive Presentation

Interactive Presentation

Downloadable Slides

Downloadable Slides



0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Release Date

Release Date

Nov 1, 2018

Expiration Date

Nov 2, 2019

Barbara Burtness, MD

Abstract #LBA8_PR: KEYNOTE-048: Phase 3 study of first-line pembrolizumab (P) for recurrent/metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (R/M HNSCC)

Featured Expert: Barbara Burtness, MD

Amanda Psyrri, MD, PhD

Abstract #1045O: A phase II window of opportunity study of preoperative olaparib (O) with cisplatin (C) or durvalumab (D) or olaparib alone in in patients with operable squamous cell head and neck carcinoma (HNSCC) (OPHELIA)

Featured Expert: Amanda Psyrri, MD, PhD

  • Barbara Burtness, MD Yale Cancer Center
    New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Amanda Psyrri, MD, PhDNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens
    Attikon University Hospital
    Athens, Greece

This activity is specifically designed for physicians, nurses, and other clinicians who are cancer specialists.

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

  • Discuss key H&N cancer data from the conference
  • Apply key H&N cancer data from the conference to clinical practice, as appropriate


Colorectal Cancer

Abstract #LBA18_PR: Durable clinical benefit with nivolumab (NIVO) plus low-dose ipilimumab (IPI) as first-line therapy in microsatellite instability-high/mismatch repair deficient (MSI-H/dMMR) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC)
Featured Expert: Heinz-Josef J. Lenz, MD

Abstract #LBA20: TRIBE2: A phase III, randomized strategy study by GONO in the 1st- and 2nd-line treatment of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients (pts)
Featured Expert: Chiara Cremolini, MD

Abstract #463P: Real-world dosing of regorafenib (REG) in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): Final results from the prospective, observational CORRELATE study
Featured Expert: Juan Manuel O’Connor, MD

Abstract #464P: Safety and efficacy of trifluridine/tipiracil (FTD/TPI) in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients according to previous treatment with regorafenib in the international phase 3b PRECONNECT study
Featured Expert: Julien Taїeb, MD, PhD

Abstract #466P: Phase II trial to evaluate efficacy and tolerance of regorafenib monotherapy in patients (pts) over 70 with previously treated metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma (mCRC) FFCD 1404 – REGOLD
Featured Expert: Thomas Aparicio, MD

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Abstract #LBA26: Updated safety and clinical activity results from a phase Ib study of atezolizumab + bevacizumab in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
Featured Expert: Michael J. Pishvaian, MD, PhD

Abstract #710P: Practice patterns and deterioration of liver function after transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): Final analysis of OPTIMIS in Europe and Canada
Featured Expert: Jean-Luc Raoul, MD, PhD


Abstract #LBA42: OpACIN-neo – A multicenter phase 2 study to identify the optimal neo-adjuvant combination scheme of ipilimumab (IPI) and nivolumab (NIVO)
Featured Expert: Christian U. Blank, MD, PhD

Abstract #LBA45: Phase 1b/2, open label, multicenter, study of the combination of SD-101 and pembrolizumab in patients with advanced melanoma who are naïve to anti-PD-1 therapy
Featured Expert: Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD

 Abstract #1265P – Phase 1b/2 study of the combination of SD-101 and pembrolizumab in patients with advanced melanoma who had progressive disease on or after prior anti-PD-1 therapy
Featured Expert:  Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD 

Abstract #LBA47: Initial results from a phase 3b/4 study evaluating two dosing regimens of nivolumab (NIVO) in combination with ipilimumab (IPI) in patients with advanced melanoma (CheckMate 511)
Featured Expert: Celeste Lebbé, MD

 Abstract #1244O: KEYNOTE-022 Part 3: Phase 2 randomized study of 1L dabrafenib (D) and trametinib (T) plus pembrolizumab (Pembro) or placebo (PBO) for BRAF-mutant advanced melanoma
Featured Expert: Paolo A. Ascierto, MD

Abstract #1248PD: Efficacy of pembrolizumab (Pembro) in patients (Pts) with advanced melanoma with stable brain metastases (BM) at baseline: A pooled retrospective analysis
Featured Expert: Omid Hamid, MD


Abstract #1307O: Efficacy of lenvatinib in patients with advanced pancreatic (panNETs) and gastrointestinal (giNETs) grade 1/2 (G1/G2) neuroendocrine tumors: Results of the international phase II TALENT trial (GETNE 1509)
Featured Expert: Jaume Capdevila, MD, PhD

Abstract #1314P: Efficacy and safety of telotristat ethyl (TE) in combination with lanreotide (LAN) in patients with a neuroendocrine tumour and carcinoid syndrome (CS) diarrhoea (CSD): Meta-analysis of phase 3 double-blind placebo (PBO)-controlled TELESTAR and TELECAST studies
Featured Expert: Dieter Hörsch, MD, PhD 

Abstract #1316P: Impact of liver tumor burden on therapeutic effect of 177Lu-DOTATATE treatment in NETTER-1 study
Featured Expert: Jonathan Strosberg, MD

Abstract #1319P: Post-hoc analysis of CLARINET phase III study to investigate the influence of diabetic status on progression-free survival (PFS) of patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) treated with lanreotide (LAN) or placebo (PBO)
Featured Expert: Filippo de Braud

Abstract #1331P: Tumour growth rate (TGR) when using lanreotide Autogel® (LAN) before, during and after peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) in advanced neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)
Featured Expert: Vikas Prasad, MD, PhD


Abstract #LBA53: IMpower130: Progression-free survival (PFS) and safety analysis from a randomised phase 3 study of carboplatin + nab-paclitaxel (CnP) with or without atezolizumab (atezo) as first-line (1L) therapy in advanced non-squamous NSCLC
Featured Expert: Federico Cappuzzo, MD, PhD

Abstract #LBA54: IMpower132: efficacy of atezolizumab (atezo) + carboplatin (carbo)/cisplatin (cis) + pemetrexed (pem) as 1L treatment in key subgroups with stage IV non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Featured Expert: Fabrice Barlesi, MD, PhD

Abstract #LBA62: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for pembrolizumab or placebo plus carboplatin and paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel in patients with metastatic squamous NSCLC: data from KEYNOTE-407
Featured Expert: Julien Mazières, MD, PhD

Abstract #LBA63: Long-term survival in patients (pts) with advanced NSCLC in the KEYNOTE-010 study overall and in pts who completed 2 years of pembrolizumab (pembro)
Featured Expert: Roy Herbst, MD, PhD

Abstract #1469P: EVIDENS: An observational study of nivolumab-treated patients in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in a real-world setting: Initial results on 1394 patients
Featured Expert: Fabrice Barlesi, MD, PhD


Abstract #LBA6_PR: JAVELIN Renal 101: a randomized, phase 3 study of avelumab + axitinib vs sunitinib as first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (aRCC)
Featured Expert: Manuela Schmidinger, MD

Abstract #LBA31: Molecular correlates differentiate response to atezolizumab (atezo) + bevacizumab (bev) vs sunitinib (sun): results from a Phase III study (IMmotion151) in untreated metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC)
Featured Expert: Brian I Rini, MD

Abstract #874P: Treatment-free interval (TFI) following discontinuation of first-line nivolumab plus ipilimumab (N+I) or sunitinib (S) in patients (Pts) with advanced renal cell carcinoma (aRCC): CheckMate 214 analysis
Featured Expert: David McDermott, MD

Abstract #875P: Characterization of response to nivolumab plus ipilimumab (N+I) or sunitinib (S) in patients (Pts) with previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (aRCC): CheckMate 214
Featured Expert: Brian I Rini, MD

This educational activity is supported by grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Ipsen; and Merck and Co, Inc.

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The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interest related to the content of this activity:

Dr Burtness has disclosed advisory board membership with honoraria from Aduro, Alligator Biosciences, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Genentech Roche, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and TRM Oncology. She is also on a data safety monitoring board with honoraria for IDDI (AstraZeneca/MedImmune). She also received study funding, medical writing, and editorial support from Merck Sharp & Dohme. She also disclosed funding to her institution for research support from Advaxis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Foundation Biologics, and Merck Sharp & Dohme. She disclosed travel expenses from Boehringer Ingelheim and Merck Sharpe & Dohme. She has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in her presentation.

Dr Psyrri has nothing to disclosed in relation to this activity. She has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in her presentation.

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  • Sanneke Koekkoek, RN (scientific content reviewer/planner) – no relevant financial relationships
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