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

Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD

Video Categories: 2018 ASCO Insights, Biomarkers, and Video Library

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.

January 20, 2016

Differentiating the Different Cell Types

Dr Wainberg and Dr Gerson talk about the two different cell types that lead to metastasis and the process of stem cell growth.

October 23, 2018

Best Practices in Oncology Biomarker Testing

Drs. Goeffrey Oxnard and Lauren Ritterhouse review the best practices to improve efficiencies in biomarker testing, including effective communication among the healthcare team, the pathologist, and the patient, as well as expediting processing in the pathology laboratory.