Nov 29, 2022
This episode of Lung Cancer Considered is part of our series on FDA approvals of new lung cancer therapies. Today, host Dr. Stephen Liu discusses the EMPOWER-Lung 3 regimen of the PD-1 inhibitor cemiplimab with first-line platinum doublet chemotherapy for advanced NSCLC. This regimen was approved by the FDA on November 8, 2022.
His guests are Dr. Jordi Remon, a thoracic medical oncologist who had previously practiced at Hospital de Mataro in Barcelona. He is now part of the esteemed thoracic unit at Gustave Roussy in Paris and the secretary of the Lung Cancer Group of EORTC. Joining Dr. Remon is Dr. Isabel Preeshagul, a thoracic medical oncologist and Assistant Attending with Memorial Sloan Kettering. She is also the chair of the Education and Engagement Committee of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.