The New Practitioner Executive Committee will be hosting online journal clubs to help you stay up-to-date with recent literature. Learn about two recent studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine from two new practitioner members.
Journal Club #1:
Sonny Le, PharmD, BCPS
Kaiser Permanente San Diego PGY2 Oncology Resident
Pembroliumab plus axitinib versus sunitinib for advanced renal-cell carcinoma
N Engl J Med 2019;380:1116-1127
1. List the current treatment options for advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
2. Describe the results of the KEYNOTE-426 trial and their impact on the treatment of advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
Journal Club #2:
Janet Cantada, PharmD
UC San Diego/Ralphs PGY1 Community Resident
Baloxavir marboxil for uncomplicated influenza in adults and adolescents
N Engl J Med 2018;379:913-923
1. Explain the mechanism of action of baloxavir to treat influenza.
2. Compare baloxavir to oseltamivir.