Start: 10 Nov 2021, 17:30
End: 10 Nov 2021, 18:30
Speaker: Dr John Haanen, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Holland
Speaker: Professor Inge Marie Svane, Center for Cancer Immune Therapy (CCIT), Denmark
This session will cover the status quo of immune-therapeutics, some of the key unanswered questions with their implications, and the issues/opportunities for the future of this area of research. Speakers will cover cellular therapy for solid tumours, targeting new checkpoints in the clinic, combination approaches, lessons learnt from failures, rational treatment of side effects, and if microbiome is clinically actionable in 2021. They’ll also cover the benefit/risks of CPI treatment in non-clinical trial eligible populations, and the use of immunosuppression to treat CPI side effects.