Precision Medicine in Immuno-Oncology: The Evolving Role of Current and Emerging Biomarkers
Monday, June 22, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Michael J. Overman, MD
Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lynette M. Sholl, MD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Pathologist, Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
This symposium is sponsored by Paradigm Medical Communications LLC and supported by a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb. This is not an official program of the American Association for Cancer Research Virtual Annual Meeting II.
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This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of oncology clinicians and pathologists. It may also be of benefit to pulmonologists, cytotechnologists, researchers, and other healthcare and laboratory professionals interested in immuno-oncology, precision medicine, and/or biomarker research.
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe the underlying concepts of cancer immunology as they relate to the identification, development, and application of predictive biomarkers for immuno-oncology agents
- Outline the latest data for the optimal use of immuno-oncology predictive biomarkers, including current and potential future roles, as well as understood limitations
- Incorporate evidence-based best practices for performing immuno-oncology predictive biomarker testing, including optimal biopsy techniques, testing methodologies, diagnostic tools, and the potential for serum-based approaches
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Clinical Program
- Introduction and Overview
- Immuno-Oncology as It Relates to Biomarkers
- Current and Emerging Biomarkers: What’s Now and What’s Next
- Improving Biomarker Testing Methods
- Conclusions and Panel Q&A
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Michael J. Overman, MD
Consulting Fees: Array BioPharma Inc; AstraZeneca; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; CatalYm; Gritstone Oncology; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Promega Corporation; Roche; Takeda
Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Merck & Co., Inc; Nouscom
Lynette M. Sholl, MD
Consulting Fees: AstraZeneca; EMD Serono, Inc
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