Overcoming Challenges to Molecular Biomarker TestingVideo Categories: PMO Interview with the Innovator Series: Volume 12 and Video Library
Drs. Geoffrey Oxnard and Lauren Ritterhouse discuss the challenges in biomarker testing—tissue stewardship and complexity of biomarker tests and results—and ways to overcome these challenges—improved communication among all members of the cancer care team and simplification of biomarker test results to focus on actionable biomarkers.
Dr. Jorge Cortes provides examples of how personalized or precision medicine has positively impacted the approach to cancer care, citing the benefits of FLT3 inhibitors, IDH inhibitors, and MEK inhibitors, and other targeted treatments.
Dr. Mauro addresses the debate over selecting first line therapy with three approved agents available.