Immunotherapy of Advanced Bladder Cancer - Daniel Petrylak

(Length of lecture - 38 minutes)

Daniel Petrylak, MD presents response rates and anti-tumor activity of checkpoint inhibition therapy in patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma and immunotherapy as initial therapy in cisplatin-ineligible patients and in patients with cisplatin pretreated disease.  Dr. Petrylak discusses trials that are on-going to explore immunotherapy based combinations and the use of immunotherapy in earlier stages of disease. 

Watch: Dr. Petryalk present: What is a checkpoint inhibitors and its mechanisms? What is a checkpoint inhibitors and its mechanisms?

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Biography:
Daniel P Petrylak, MD. Professor of Medicine and Urology - Director, GU Translational Working Group, Co-Director, Signal Transduction Program Smilow Cancer Center, Yale University.