Overcoming Challenges to Molecular Biomarker Testing

Geoffrey R. Oxnard, MD; Lauren L. Ritterhouse, MD, PhD

Video 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.

October 23, 2018

Dealing with Issues of Obtaining Sufficient Tissue in Performing Biomarker Testing

Drs. Roy Herbst and David Rimm review some of the problems associated with obtaining enough tissue to perform biomarker testing, the need to triage tissue to ensure that standard of care tests are completed, and the potential role of liquid biopsies

January 17, 2019

Identifying and Solving Top Challenges to Oncology Biomarker Testing

Drs. David Rimm and Roy Herbst identify the top challenges in the area of biomarker testing as well as solutions to these challenges, including availability of sufficient tissue for a large number of biomarker assays, the time some biomarker tests require for completion, the need for a tight association of [ Read More ]