Benefits of Breast Cancer Index

Susan K. Boolbol, MD

Video Categories: PMO Interview with the Innovator Series: Volume 8

Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol consider the clinical utility of the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) as a test that separates those patients who are more likely to benefit from those who are unlikely to benefit from extended endocrine therapy.
January 16, 2019

Navigating the CMS 14-Day Rule in Biomarker Testing

Drs. David Rimm and Roy Herbst review the problems with the CMS “14-Day Rule” since some of the multigene panel biomarker tests require 21 days or longer to complete.

July 25, 2018

Biomarker Data in Melanoma Presented at ASCO 2018 Are Largely Extensions of Previous Studies Rather Than New Discoveries

Dr Sanjiv Agarwala argues that much of the biomarker data in melanoma presented at ASCO 2018 are around the value of PD-L1 testing; however, even PD-L1–negative melanoma patients seem to respond to anti–PD-1 therapy, although some studies suggest PD-L1–negative patients may be better candidates for combination immunotherapy.