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

Neeta Somaiah, MD

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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