Caroline Robert, MD, on Melanoma at the European Cancer Congress 2013

While treatment and care becomes more complex, a multidisciplinary represents optimum professional efficiency in daily practice. Allowing all to contribute effectively to ensuring that professional decisions are evidence-based, patient-centred and reached by consensus, directly benefits patients. 

In this Interview: 

  • Update on combination of anti-CDT4 and anti-PD1
  • Ultrasound guided with fine needle aspiration of the sentinel node (Voit CA)
  • Survival analysis of ipilimumab and dacarbazine (Maio M)

For more information:

  • Ipilimumab Offers Survival Benefit for Patients with Advanced Melanoma [Article]

Abstracts: Melanoma and Skin Cancer

  • Abstract:  # 3700 Authors and Title: Voit CA, Gooskens S, Van Akkooi ACJ, Eggermont AMM.Ultrasound (US) – guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the sentinel node (SN) in 1000 consecutive melanoma patients [Abstract Link]
  • Abstract number: # 3704 Authors and Title:  Maio M, Bondarenko I, Robert C, Thomas L, Garbe C, Testori A, Lu H, Chin K, Wolchok J. Survival analysis with 5 years of follow-up in a phase III study of ipilimumab and dacarbazine in metastatic melanoma.[Abstract Link]

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