Integrating Immunotherapy Into the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Review the mechanism of action for immune checkpoint inhibitors, the rationale and data supporting their use in HCC, and key issues and controversies around moving this new class of agents into the clinic from the live satellite symposium at AASLD 2016.
Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, MBA
Osama E. Rahma, MD
Tamar Taddei, MD
Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD, FACP
Released: December 5, 2016

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Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, MBA

Attending Physician
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, has disclosed that he and/or his spouse have received consulting fees from Aduro, Agios, Array, Aslan, Astellas Pharma US, Bayer, Blueprint Medicines, Boston Scientific, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, CASI, Celsion, Delcath, Eisai, EMD Serono, Gilead Sciences, Halozyme, IntegraGen, Ipsen, Janssen, Merck, Merrimack, Momenta, New B Innovation, NewLink Genetics, Onxeo, Opsona, Pfizer, Roche, sanofi-aventis, Servier, Silenseed, Sillajen, Sirtex, Vaxxim, Vicus, and Westhaven and funds for research support from Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CASI, Celgene, Chugai, Exelixis, Genentech, Incyte, Lilly, MabVax, MedImmune, Momenta, Myriad Genetics, OncoMed, Polaris, Roche, and Vicus.
Osama E. Rahma, MD

Member of the Faculty of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Osama E. Rahma, MD, has disclosed that he has received research funding from Merck.
Tamar Taddei, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Digestive Diseases
Department of Medicine
Yale University
Director, Liver Cancer Programs
Smilow Cancer Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, Connecticut

Tamar Taddei, MD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees and funds for research support from Bayer.
Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD, FACP

Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Liver Cancer Research
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD, FACP, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Bristol Myers-Squibb, Eisai, Merck, Nimbus, Novartis, Onkaido, and sanofi-aventis and funds for research support from Lilly.

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