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ASCO 2021 Highlights Podcast

Presented By
Dr Rachel Giles, Medicom
ASCO 2021
  In this podcast, Medicom’s correspondent covers 6 presentations held at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO21), held 4-8 June 2021. The topics discussed are: Addition of 177Lu-PSMA-617 therapy to standard of care for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) significantly improves survival, according to results from the randomised, phase 3 VISION trial. First results of the randomised, phase 3 CheckMate-648 study demonstrate superior overall survival of first-line treatment with nivolumab plus ipilimumab or nivolumab plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone for advanced or metastatic oesophageal squamous cell cancer. A first interim analysis of the OlympiA trial demonstrates significantly improved invasive disease-free survival in patients with high risk, HER2-negative, germline BRCA1/2-mutated primary breast cancer after 1 year of adjuvant treatment with the PARP i...

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