The Onco'Zine Brief
About This Show
The Onco'Zine Brief is an interview and discussion program presented by Peter Hofland, Ph.D and Sonia Portillo, B.Sc, covering a broad range of topics and timely news updates with information from all oncology disciplines and sub-specialties from around the world.
The Onco'Zine Brief is a sponsor-supported, program for healthcare professionals involved in the management and care of cancer patients as well as cancer patients and their family and friends.
Most Recent Episode
Improving Targeted Therapies for Patients with Previously Untreated Advanced Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma
In this episode of The Onco'Zine Brief, Peter Hofland, Ph.D and Sonia Portillo talk with Dr. Joseph M. Connors, MD., FRCPC, Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, at the University of British Columbia and the chair of the Lymphoma Tumor Group for the British Columbia Cancer Agency.
Dr. Connors is also the lead investigator of the ECHELON-1 clinical trial, a trial focusing on a new treatment option for Hodgekin Lymphoma.
In this interview Hofland and Portillo talks with Dr. Connor about some of the latest results from the ECHELON-1 clinical trial, which tests an antibody-drug conjugate or ADC called brentuximab vedotin (ADCETRIS; being developed by Seattle Genetics and Takeda), as a frontline treatment option for patients with advanced classical Hodgkin Lymphoma. They also talk with Dr. Connors about how the ECHELON-1 study was conducted, and why it is important for this patient group, and for cancer research as a whole.