Media Coverage

FDA Approves Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

March 19th, 2020

“The approval of nivolumab and ipilimumab in the second-line treatment of advanced HCC means we will have a combination immune therapy option in patients who have progressed on frontline therapy. The overall survival (OS) of nivolumab and ipilimumab in the second-line treatment of advanced HCC as shown in CheckMate-040 was very promising, so far the longest duration of OS in the second-line setting for advanced-stage HCC, tested in clinical trials,” said Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, associate professor of Medical Oncology at Georgetown University.

Targeted Therapies Showing Promise in Colorectal Cancer

February 6th, 2020

Benjamin Weinberg, MD, assistant professor of medicine and attending physician at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, discusses novel agents that may impact the treatment landscape for colorectal cancer (CRC) once made available in the community setting.

Understanding the Microbiome and its Effect on Treatment of Patients with Colorectal Cancer

January 6th, 2020

In an interview with Targeted Oncology at the 2019 Ruesch Center Symposium, Weinberg shared key points from his discussion on mining the microbiome in patients with CRC and summarized the treatment landscape for patients with metastatic disease. He also discussed an upcoming basket trial that uses liquid biopsies to place patients on treatment plans that will be most effective for their individual needs.