Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Effect of IL-1β inhibition on lung cancer sheds new light on the role of inflammation

EAS 2019 - Maastricht, The Netherlands

3' education - May 28, 2019 - EAS 2019, Maastricht - Paul Ridker, MD

EAS 2019 Paul Ridker discusses the positive effect of canakinumab on, in particular, non-small cell lung cancer incidence and mortality, as demonstrated in the CANTOS trial.

Educational information

This video was recorded at the EAS in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on May 28, 2019.


Formally trained in cardiovascular medicine and epidemiology, Dr. Paul M Ridker is the Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and directs the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, a translational research unit at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.


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