ONCAlert | 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

PD-1 Inhibitors for Hematologic Malignancies

Philippe Armand, MD, PhD
Published Online: 5:43 PM, Sat December 6, 2014
Philippe Armand, MD, PhD, senior physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the utility of PD-1 inhibitors for hematologic malignancies.

Clinical Pearls

  • It is unknown as to whether PD-1 inhibitors could be combined with chemotherapy or immunotherapy in hematologic malignancies.
  • Nivolumab showed efficacy in classical Hodgkin lymphoma, but it was one of the first studies to analyze the class of drugs into hematologic malignancies.

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