Thursday, 18 May 2017

2 more weeks and abstracts are out!

Only 2 more weeks till the next trip to the windy city

so high time to check the ASCO abstracts here

Same procedure as every year, so please add the talks, abstracts and posters that you find particularly relevant as comments to this very post. 

And we will do our best to cover them on the blog!


  1. IDO inhibitor plus Nivo - first data

  2. Early trial data for patients progressing on anti pd1 small trial numbers but being extended

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  4. Abstract 9508
    A randomized phase II study of nivolumab or nivolumab combined with ipilimumab in patients (pts) with melanoma brain metastases (mets):The Anti-PD1 Brain Collaboration (ABC)''

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  6. Abstract 9545
    KEYNOTE-029:Efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab (pembro) plus ipilimumab (ipi) for advanced melanoma.

  7. Abstract e21044
    Being overweight is helping apparently. ''Analysis of the impact of body mass index in the treatment of metastatic melanoma with ipilimumab.

  8. Abstract 9565
    Evaluation of the Melanoma Tumor Burden Score (MTBS) in a real-world setting.

  9. Abstract e21032
    A pilot study of individualised monitoring of patients with metastatic melanoma using plasma and urine DNA.

  10. Abstract 9587
    IPI+ NIVO as neoadjuvant- firt data we heard at ESMO -2016. Neoadjuvant ipilimumab + nivolumab (IPI+NIVO) in palpable stage III melanoma: Updated data from the OpACIN trial and first immunological analyses.

  11. Abstract 9500
    A phase III randomized study of adjuvant ipilimumab (3 or 10 mg/kg) versus high-dose interferon alfa-2b for resected high-risk melanoma (U.S. Intergroup E1609): Preliminary safety and efficacy of the ipilimumab arms.

  12. Best abstracts to be followed at ASCO highlighted in Medscape
    Keynote 026
    Combi d
    Combi MB
    CheckMate 204
    ECOG/intergroup 1609 trial

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  14. Hello Iain,

    Can you cover the imcgp100 trial currently running in the UK please. I am considering it.
    Many thanks Liam F

  15. Poster Session #189 Saturday 3 june : Preliminary results from the international neoadjuvant melanoma consortium (INMC).


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