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Published: 28.09.19
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Dr Marina Garassino - National Tumour Institute, Milan, Italy

Dr Marina Garassino speaks to ecancer at ESMO 2019 in Barcelona commenting on the CheckMate-227 trial, which uses nivolumab plus low-dose ipilimumab to treat patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

She explains that the results of the study suggest that this combination may provide an alternative to chemotherapy in the first-line setting.

Dr Garassino comments that while this is a promising treatment option, clinicians need to better understand which patients are best suited to chemotherapy, immunotherapy or chemotherapy plus immunotherapy, taking toxicities into account.

Watch the press conference here.

Watch Dr Marina Garassino's comment here.

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