Beginnings of Personalized Medicine for MyelomaVideo Categories: Personalized Medicine
PMO is pleased to offer the department “The Biomarker” to discuss the identification of biomarkers in patients with cancer and the prognostic/predictive impact and clinical decision-making implications of that marker. This month, we focus on KIT mutations in melanoma patients. Dr Sanjiv Agarwala provides his insights on this provocative topic.
Dr Thomas Bachelot discusses the potential for incorporating immunotherapy into the treatment of patients with hormone receptor–positive diseases but notes that the current data are weak, and further studies are needed to get a better sense of the viability of this treatment option.