Posts Tagged ‘immunohistochemical testing’

June 29th, 2022

Podcast 294: PD-1 blockade in locally advanced rectal cancer

Locally advanced rectal cancer usually receives a three-part treatment: chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy and then surgery. In a small-cohort study presented at this year’s ASCO conference researchers used a PD-1 inhibitor — dostarlimab — every three weeks for 6 months against the disease. All patients had mismatch repair deficient tumors. No other treatments were needed however, […]

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