Medical Oncology

Biologic Therapy/Immunobiology   

Questions discussed in this category


Do you recommend or withhold influenza and pneumonia vaccines while on treatment with checkpoint inhibitors?

Assuming it is clinically indicated, would a checkpoint inhibitor be efficacious in a patient who has a concurrent autoimmune illness (PMR/TA) and is ...

Would you ever considering re-starting immunotherapy before completing the taper? According to the new guildelines on managing immunotherapy related ...

Given recent FDA accelerated approval of pembrolizumab for MSI-H tumors regardless of site of origin, does it make sense to apply MSI testing, in...

For instance with isolated progression at one metastatic site, with all other disease stable and clinically doing well. 

What immunosuppressive agents are used and in what order?  Does your approach differ depending on the organ involved, e.g. colitis vs. pneumoniti...


Papers discussed in this category


Immunotherapy, 2016-10

Nat. Med., 2016-11-01

Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.), 2018-03