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Immunotherapy biomarkers: friends or foes?

Immunotherapy is changing the cancer care paradigm: for a small but significant group of patients, cancer has become a chronic disease and immunotherapy biomarkers like PD-L1 play an important role. In this presentation, Professor Kerr will provide a summary of the immunotherapy treatment landscape, address what makes immunotherapy biomarkers unique compared to biomarkers like HER-2 and ALK, describe the function (physiologic and as a biomarker) of PD-L1 and other biomarkers relevant to the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway. He will also address the role of emerging immunotherapy biomarkers that are independent of the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway.
Recorded Jun 28 2017 60 mins
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Professor Keith Kerr, MB, ChB, FRCPath, FRCPE, Consultant Pathologist, Department of Pathology, University of Aberdeen, Aberd
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  • Presented by: Professor Keith Kerr, MB, ChB, FRCPath, FRCPE, Consultant Pathologist, Department of Pathology, University of Aberdeen, Aberd
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