The Greatest Challenges in Incorporating Biomarkers into Cancer Care

David Spigel, MD

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

Dr David Spigel discusses challenges and solutions to incorporating cancer biomarkers into patient care, including finding pathology resources to do the testing, issues around reimbursement, and educating colleagues on the value and operational aspects of biomarker testing in delivering personalized therapy to patients with cancer.

July 29, 2015

Assessing the Value of Cancer Treatments

Dr. Steve O’Day believes a treatment’s value incorporates combination of benefits, side-effects, and cost, stating that if the cost is high, we need to make sure the benefits are huge as well.

January 30, 2014

Selecting the Appropriate Test for Individual Patients and Tumors

In this next segment, Dr Agarwala discusses when and how molecular tests should be utilized.