Dr. Somaiah on NY-ESO-1 Expression in Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Neeta Somaiah, MD
Published: Thursday, Jul 06, 2017



Neeta Somaiah, MD, assistant professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the expression of NY-ESO-1 in patients with soft tissue sarcoma.

There were previous studies looking at the NY-ESO-1 expression across different sarcoma subtypes, explains Somaiah. However, the percentage of NY-ESO-1 expression in those other subtypes is around 30% whereas it is around 80% to 100% for soft tissue sarcoma.
 
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Neeta Somaiah, MD, assistant professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the expression of NY-ESO-1 in patients with soft tissue sarcoma.

There were previous studies looking at the NY-ESO-1 expression across different sarcoma subtypes, explains Somaiah. However, the percentage of NY-ESO-1 expression in those other subtypes is around 30% whereas it is around 80% to 100% for soft tissue sarcoma.
 

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