Dr. Bendell Discusses Pembrolizumab in CRC

Johanna C. Bendell, MD
Published: Monday, Dec 18, 2017



Johanna C. Bendell, MD, medical oncologist, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, discusses pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in colorectal cancer (CRC).

Pembrolizumab is currently approved for any patient with a microsatellite instable tumors, including CRC. This is the first time that the FDA has approved an agent based on a biomarker, as opposed to a tumor type, says Bendell.
 


Johanna C. Bendell, MD, medical oncologist, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, discusses pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in colorectal cancer (CRC).

Pembrolizumab is currently approved for any patient with a microsatellite instable tumors, including CRC. This is the first time that the FDA has approved an agent based on a biomarker, as opposed to a tumor type, says Bendell.
 



View Conference Coverage
Online CME Activities
TitleExpiration DateCME Credits
Community Practice Connections™: Personalized Sequencing in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Bridging the Latest Evidence to the Bedside in Clinical ManagementAug 25, 20181.5
Community Practice Connections™: Medical Crossfire®: Translating Lessons Learned with PARP Inhibition to the Treatment of Breast Cancer—Expert Exchanges on Novel Strategies to Personalize CareAug 29, 20181.5
Publication Bottom Border
Border Publication
x