Pembrolizumab new option for firstline treatment of advanced lung cancer with high PDL-1 expression

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Published: 9 Oct 2016
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Dr Martin Reck - Lung Clinic Grosshansdorf, Grosshansdorf, Germany

Dr Reck meets with ecancertv at ESMO 2016 to discuss results from the KEYNOTE-024 trial which he believes recommend the use of PD1 antibody pembrolizumab as first-line therapy for patients with NSCLC whose tumours express high levels of PDL-1.

Video of the press conference in which he announced these findings is available here.

Dr Corey Langer discussed complimentary results from KEYNOTE-021, which found improved outcomes for NSCLC patients receiving firstline pembrolizumab and chemotherapy, with ecancer here.