The hospitalist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discussed what she believes is most important for practicing oncologists to understand about a study of 177Lu-DOTATATE in well-differentiated, high-grade neuroendocrine tumors.
In a study presented at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, investigators evaluated responses and outcomes for patients with well-differentiated, high-grade neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) who were treated with 177Lu-DOTATATE (Lutathera).
Overall, the investigators observed a meaningful disease control rate of 69% during treatment with 177Lu-DOTATATE. Moreover, over half of patients received all 4 cycles of treatment, with treatment-related toxicities largely consisting of bone-marrow related events.
In an interview with CancerNetwork®, Kelley Lauren Coffman, MD, a hospitalist at Memorial Sloan Kettering…