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Salma Jabbour, MD, on the Results of the Ongoing KEYNOTE-799 Study

The chief of Gastrointestinal Radiation Oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey discussed updated results from the study of pembrolizumab plus concurrent chemoradiation therapy in patients with unresectable, locally advanced, stage III non–small cell lung cancer.

Results from the ongoing KEYNOTE-799 study (NCT03631784) presented at the IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) Singapore showed promise for the use of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) plus concurrent chemoradiation therapy in patients with unresectable, locally advanced, stage III non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

With approximately 15 weeks of follow-up, previous interim results demonstrated an overall response rate (ORR) of 67.0% in cohort A, which contained patients with both squamous and nonsquamous NSCLC, and 56.6% in cohort B, which consisted of only patients with nonsquamous NSCLC.

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