Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, FACP, FASCO - Chair's Take: Everything You Need to Know About Biomarkers, Immunotherapies, Combinations, and Other Emerging Approaches for Lung Cancer

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Go online to PeerView.com/WCZ860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, FACP, FASCO, provides a brief recap of the latest practice-changing data informing the use of an expanding arsenal of immune checkpoint inhibitors and combinations in NSCLC, as well as the evolving evidence on immunotherapies, transcription inhibitors, and other novel treatment approaches in SCLC. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Assess the efficacy/safety profiles and clinical roles of approved and investigational immunotherapies, combinations, and other novel therapies in lung cancer, including NSCLC and SCLC, Evaluate the roles of predictive biomarkers (PD-L1, TMB) and other relevant disease-, and treatment-related factors as well as patient needs and preferences that should be taken into consideration as part of individualized treatment planning and selection for patients with lung cancer, Describe key new research directions and clinical trials evaluating cancer immunotherapy biomarkers, rational immunotherapy-based treatment strategies, and other emerging therapies in different subtypes and settings of NSCLC and SCLC to refine, expand, and maximize the use of optimal therapies throughout the disease continuum, Educate patients with lung cancer and their caregivers about cancer immunotherapies and other treatment options to help them become well-informed participants in their care, Implement individualized, evidence-based, patient-centric treatment plans for patients with lung cancer.

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