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April 23, 2020

Obesity Paradox in Patients With Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated With Immunotherapy—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia
  • 2Department of Medical Oncology, Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, Flinders Medical Centre/Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia
JAMA Oncol. Published online April 23, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0643

In Reply We thank Sanchez and Furberg for their thoughtful comments in response to our recent article in JAMA Oncology on the association between body mass index (BMI) and overall survival with immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy for patients with advanced non–small cell lung cancer.1 We agree that the association of body size with survival outcomes in patients with advanced cancer is complex and evolving.

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