This episode features excerpts from an interview with Dr Holbrook Kohrt who was leading the way in researching the potential of immune agonists targeting 4-1BB (CD137). It is with great sadness that we must report that since this episode aired, Holbrook Kohrt is no longer with us. He died, aged 38, on February 24, 2016.

Dr Holbrook Kohrt Stanford

In-Memorium Holbrook Kohrt 

Lung cancer is the No 1 cause of cancer related death in the United States.

Which is why the whole of this episode is devoted to the latest lung cancer data presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) that took place recently in Chicago.

Photo by © ASCO/Todd Buchanan 2015

In the podcast you’ll hear from Dr Jack West (pictured right) a medical oncologist who at the time of recording was at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle (In 2019, Dr West moved to City of Hope in Duarte, California) and Dr Ross Camidge, Director of Thoracic Oncology at the University of Colorado.