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Satya Das, MD, MSCI, on Research Presented at the 2021 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

The expert in hematology/oncology discussed what research he is most looking forward to seeing the results of at the meeting.

In an interview with CancerNetwork®, Satya Das, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of Medicine in the department of Medicine in the division of Hematology/Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, spoke about the research he is most excited to see presented at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium.


I’m a basically a [gastrointestinal] oncologist and I focus on neuroendocrine tumors…and also drug development. I think the things that interest me most pertain to those 2 areas. Particularly with regards to neuroendocrine tumors, I think the role for immunotherapy and the higher-grade neuroendocrine cancers is something that’s still actively being developed. There [are] some interesting data…

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