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 Ezra Cohen of UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Dr Mary Fidler of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; and Dr Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla of the Comprehensive Care and Research Center, Philadelphia, PA, confer on the categorization of various cancer types in which NTRK gene fusions may be detected.
Drs. Geoff Oxnard and Lauren Ritterhouse discuss PD-1/PD-L1 as a routine biomarker test run on all lung cancer biopsy specimens, as well as on other selected cancer types, and how qualitative and quantitative results are typically reported.