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Javier Cortes, MD, PhD, on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Results From the KEYNOTE-119 Trial of Pembrolizumab vs Chemotherapy

2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

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Javier Cortes, MD, PhD, of the IOB Institute of Oncology, discusses study findings that suggested pembrolizumab offered a prolonged survival benefit compared to chemotherapy for a subset of patients with previously treated metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. In the trial, high tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes were significantly associated with better clinical outcomes with the checkpoint inhibitor.



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