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Application of Existing and Emerging Biomarkers for Immuno-Oncology Across Tumor Types: Answering Clinician Questions

Listen to John L. Marshall, MD; Jamie E. Chaft, MD; and Scot Niglio, MD, answer audience questions from a live CCO Webinar on biomarker testing and the impact on immunotherapy treatment for diverse solid tumors including the latest on PD-L1, dMMR/MSI-high, tumor mutation burden, and other emerging biomarkers.
John L. Marshall, MD
Program Director
Jamie E. Chaft, MD
Scot Niglio, MD
Released: August 10, 2020

In this episode, an expert medical oncology panel led by John L. Marshall, MD, with Jamie E. Chaft, MD, and Scot Niglio, MD, provides a brief overview on the revolutionary changes brought by immuno-oncology to the management of gastrointestinal, thoracic, and genitourinary cancers. Then, the panel answers clinician questions on important topics such as:

  • Selecting immuno-oncology vs targeted therapy in MSI-high cancers with co-occurring alterations (eg, BRCA, HER2, BRAF, NTRK)
  • Switching to a new immuno-oncology strategy at progression on first-line immune checkpoint inhibition
  • Neoadjuvant treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors
  • Financial considerations when selecting chemotherapy vs immuno-oncology

Content based on an online CME program supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Link to full program: https://www.clinicaloptions.com/oncology/programs/biomarkers2020


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Program Director

John L. Marshall, MD

Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

John L. Marshall, MD, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees and fees for non-CME/CE services from Amgen, Bayer, Celgene, Genentech, Merck, and Taiho and salary from Caris and Indivumed.


Jamie E. Chaft, MD

Associate Attending Physician
Thoracic Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Jamie E. Chaft, MD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees and funds for research support (paid to her institution) from AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, and Merck.
Scot Niglio, MD

Medical Oncologist
Bethesda, Maryland

Scot Niglio, MD, has disclosed that his spouse/partner has received a salary from Stemcell Technologies.


Kristen Rosenthal, PhD

Senior Scientific Director

Kristen Rosenthal, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Megan Cartwright, PhD

Senior Clinical Editor

Megan Cartwright, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Petra Cravens, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Petra D. Cravens, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Timothy A. Quill, PhD

Associate Director, Scientific Services

Timothy A. Quill, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
June Wasserstrom

Director, CME Program Development

June Wasserstom has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Kevin Obholz, PhD

Senior Director, Educational Strategy

Kevin Obholz, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

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