Identifying and Solving Top Challenges to Oncology Biomarker Testing

David L Rimm, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Medicine (Oncology)
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Ensign Professor of Medicine
Chief of Medical Oncology
Director, Thoracic Oncology Research Program Associate Director for Translational
Research Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
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 test results with clinical outcomes, and the development of companion diagnostics for certain immunotherapies.
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Last modified: January 17, 2019

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