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Volume 27 Issue 9, September 2021

Volume 27 Issue 9

Frontline combination therapy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Rui-Hua Xu and colleagues at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, in Guangzhou (China), report interim results of the phase 3 randomized JUPITER-02 trial evaluating the frontline anti-PD-1 antibody toripalimab in combination with standard chemotherapy in patients with recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma. The watercolor displays a mountainous landscape at sunrise that transforms into the silhouette of a face, illustrating the combination of art and medicine. A bright red sun rising over the nose-like peak symbolizes the hope brought forth by a new treatment for patients with advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma, who have limited therapeutic options available.

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