Dr. Plimack on Frontline Pembrolizumab for Urothelial Carcinoma

Elizabeth Plimack, MD
Published: Friday, Jul 07, 2017



Elizabeth Plimack, MD, director of Genitourinary Clinical Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the KEYNOTE-052 trial investigating pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in the frontline setting for patients with urothelial carcinoma.

The KEYNOTE-052 investigated pembrolizumab in the frontline setting, explains Plimack. Additionally, the PD-L1 biomarker and gene signature that predicted full response had been investigated in this trial.

The search for better biomarkers to help select treatment is still requires further investigation states Plimack.
 
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Elizabeth Plimack, MD, director of Genitourinary Clinical Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the KEYNOTE-052 trial investigating pembrolizumab (Keytruda) in the frontline setting for patients with urothelial carcinoma.

The KEYNOTE-052 investigated pembrolizumab in the frontline setting, explains Plimack. Additionally, the PD-L1 biomarker and gene signature that predicted full response had been investigated in this trial.

The search for better biomarkers to help select treatment is still requires further investigation states Plimack.
 

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