Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces the following awards and honors to our staff, given by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) organizations.
Tag: ASCO 2020
St. Jude pediatric oncologist Dylan Graetz receives Young Investigator Award from ASCO
Dylan Graetz, M.D., M.P.H., a pediatric hematology-oncology fellow at St. Jude, has received a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Study Shows Promise for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Who Require New Treatment Options
A new type of immunotherapy treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is being tested by Missak Haigentz, Jr., MD, medical director of hematology and oncology for Atlantic Health System. Early results appear promising in this phase 1/2 clinical trial of ADXS-503 being developed by Advaxis, Inc., a new type of cancer therapy which targets “hotspot” mutations that commonly occur in specific cancer types, both by itself and in combination with immunotherapy Keytruda® (pembrolizumab), which is commonly used to treat this type of lung cancer. Dr. Haigentz and colleagues published early results of this study in conjunction with ASCO 2020, the world’s premier scientific meeting for clinical research in oncology.
Building an International Consortium to Enhance Decision Making in Hodgkin Lymphoma
Findings and the development of a new international consortium known as HoLISTIC are being shared as part of a poster presentation at the virtual 2020 American Society for Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting taking place this week.