Dr. Domchek on Promising Biomarkers in Breast Cancer

Susan Domchek, MD
Published: Tuesday, Jan 09, 2018



Susan Domchek, MD, director of the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses promising biomarkers in breast cancer.

Biomarkers such as BRCA1/2 are currently used to determine treatment for patients with breast cancer, explains Domcheck.

Domcheck adds that if a patient is microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H), then that patient can receive pembrolizumab (Keytruda) regardless of tumor site.


Susan Domchek, MD, director of the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses promising biomarkers in breast cancer.

Biomarkers such as BRCA1/2 are currently used to determine treatment for patients with breast cancer, explains Domcheck.

Domcheck adds that if a patient is microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H), then that patient can receive pembrolizumab (Keytruda) regardless of tumor site.

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TitleExpiration DateCME Credits
Medical Crossfire®: Leveraging New Evidence in the Context of Evolving Early-Stage Treatment Standards in HER2-Positive Breast CancerJan 30, 20181.5
14th Annual School of Breast Oncology® OnlineFeb 10, 201825
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