PD-L1 protein a possible immunotherapy target in mesothelioma

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Published: 29 Sep 2014
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Prof Rolf Stahel - University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

At a press conference at ESMO 2014, Prof Stahel presents the results of a phase II trial which found that about 20% of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma have cancer cells that express a protein called programmed cell-death ligand 1 (PD-L1) that is associated with poorer outcomes.

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