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ASCO 2021: Abstract Recommendations From Dr. Ari VanderWalde for Melanoma

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Oral Abstract Session: Melanoma/Skin Cancers Sunday, June 6, 2021; 8:00 AM–11:00 AM EDT 9501 Final analysis of overall survival (OS) and relapse-free-survival (RFS) in the intergroup S1404 phase III randomized trial comparing either high-dose interferon (HDI) or ipilimumab to pembrolizumab in patients with high-risk resected melanoma. KF Grossmann, M Othus, SP Patel, et al Take-Home Message The… Read more »

West Physicians Present at ASCO Annual Meeting

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Our West family is proud to have several of our oncologists publish research being presented at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, taking place June 4 – 8. West Cancer Center doctors Schwartzberg, Grothey, A. VanderWalde, Vaena, Vidal and ElNaggar are some of the renowned physicians being recognized at this esteemed event for… Read more »

2020 Top Stories in Advanced Melanoma: Drastic Improvement in Melanoma Mortality With Novel Agents

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2020 Top Stories in Advanced Melanoma: Drastic Improvement in Melanoma Mortality With Novel Agents   Written by Ari VanderWalde MD, MPH, FACP   Despite a plethora of interesting findings and results of novel clinical trials in melanoma in 2020, I believe the most important story of the year was actually a small, easy-to-overlook, 3-page report in the American… Read more »

West’s Director of Research Participated in the Clinical Trials for a COVID-19 Vaccine

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Ari VanderWalde, MD, MPH, Bioeth, West Cancer Center and Research Institute’s Director of Research, stands behind the safety and highly regulated protocols for participants in clinical trials. Dr. VanderWalde recognized the importance and urgency to create a safe and effective vaccine to combat COVID-19. “I had a 50% chance of getting the vaccine and 50%… Read more »

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