Immunotherapy Shows ‘Striking’ Results in Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

The immune checkpoint inhibitor atezolizumab showed promising, lasting efficacy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer, according to results of a phase II clinical trial conducted by an international team including Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center oncologist Petros Grivas, MD, PhD. The findings represent the first significant improvement in the systemic treatment of metastatic urothelial cancer in 30 years.

Merging Hospitals Makes Tangible Sense

Sixty percent of American hospitals are losing money and are seeking ways to leverage strengths, and discovering new economies of scale and scope. Cleveland Clinic’s merger in Akron is an example of how this can work.