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    JCSE01 - Joint IASLC-CSCO-CAALC Session (ID 63)

    • Event: WCLC 2019
    • Type: Joint IASLC-CSCO-CAALC Session
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    • Presentations: 1
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      JCSE01.24 - Dynamic Changes of Plasma PD-L1 mRNA Expression Predict Response to Anti-PD-1/Anti-PD-L1 Treatment in Malignancies (ID 3438)

      07:00 - 11:15  |  Author(s): Luping Zhang

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      Abstract
      Background
      PD-L1 expression in malignant tumor tissues is a rational biomarker to predict the efficacy and prognosis of anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment, but few studies focus on the role of blood PD-L1 expression.

      Methods
      Fifty-one paired tissue samples and blood samples, as well as clinicopathologic features, were collected from patients with diverse malignancies to investigate the correlation among tissue PD-L1 (tPD-L1) expression, plasma PD-L1 mRNA expression, soluble PD-L1 (sPD-L1) expression and clinicopathologic features. Tissue PD-L1 were measured by immunohistochemistry. PD-L1 mRNA and self-designed plasma inner reference PLACON were measured by quantitative real-time PCR. Soluble PD-L1 were detected by ELISA kit. Then, dynamic changes of blood PD-L1 expression (at baseline and within 2 months) were measured to evaluate the efficacy of patients with malignancies (n=24) who received anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment.

      Results
      Moderate correlation between tPD-L1 and PD-L1 mRNA (r=0.62, P<0.001), weak correlation between tPD-L1 and sPD-L1 (r=0.37, P=0.007) and weak correlation between PD-L1 mRNA and sPD-L1 (r=0.32, P=0.02) were found. Most clinicopathologic features had no significant correlation with PD-L1 mRNA and sPD-L1 expression. Interestingly, patients without metastasis had higher PD-L1 mRNA and sPD-L1 expression than counterparts. Further, patients with over 2.03-fold PD-L1 mRNA increase (n=11) during treatment experienced improved progression-free survival (PFS) than those with less than 2.03-fold increase (n=13), these patients also had higher best overall response (bOR) rate (45.45% vs. 7.69%). By comparison, the dynamic changes of sPD-L1 expression had no significant correlation with PFS and bOR.



      Conclusion
      Our study demonstrates that plasma PD-L1 mRNA expression was significantly correlated with tissue PD-L1 expression, and provides proof for the application of plasma PD-L1 mRNA as a predictor for anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment.

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    P1.04 - Immuno-oncology (ID 164)

    • Event: WCLC 2019
    • Type: Poster Viewing in the Exhibit Hall
    • Track: Immuno-oncology
    • Presentations: 1
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    • Coordinates: 9/08/2019, 09:45 - 18:00, Exhibit Hall
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      P1.04-29 - Dynamic Changes of Plasma PD-L1 mRNA Expression Predict Response to Anti-PD-1/Anti-PD-L1 Treatment in Malignancies (Now Available) (ID 1677)

      09:45 - 18:00  |  Author(s): Luping Zhang

      • Abstract
      • Slides

      Background

      PD-L1 expression in malignant tumor tissues is a rational biomarker to predict the efficacy and prognosis of anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment, but few studies focus on the role of blood PD-L1 expression.

      Method

      Fifty-one paired tissue samples and blood samples, as well as clinicopathologic features, were collected from patients with diverse malignancies to investigate the correlation among tissue PD-L1 (tPD-L1) expression, plasma PD-L1 mRNA expression, soluble PD-L1 (sPD-L1) expression and clinicopathologic features. Tissue PD-L1 were measured by immunohistochemistry. PD-L1 mRNA and self-designed plasma external reference PLACON were measured by quantitative real-time PCR. Soluble PD-L1 were detected by ELISA kit. Then, dynamic changes of blood PD-L1 expression (at baseline and within 2 months) were measured to evaluate the efficacy of patients with malignancies (n=24) who received anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment.

      Result

      Moderate correlation between tPD-L1 and PD-L1 mRNA (r=0.62, P<0.001), weak correlation between tPD-L1 and sPD-L1 (r=0.37, P=0.007) and weak correlation between PD-L1 mRNA and sPD-L1 (r=0.32, P=0.02) were found. Most clinicopathologic features had no significant correlation with PD-L1 mRNA and sPD-L1 expression. Interestingly, patients without metastasis had higher PD-L1 mRNA and sPD-L1 expression than counterparts. Further, patients with over 2.03-fold PD-L1 mRNA increase (n=11) during treatment experienced improved progression-free survival (PFS) than those with less than 2.03-fold increase (n=13), these patients also had higher best overall response (bOR) rate (45.45% vs. 7.69%). By comparison, the dynamic changes of sPD-L1 expression had no significant correlation with PFS and bOR.

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      Conclusion

      Our study demonstrates that plasma PD-L1 mRNA expression was significantly correlated with tissue PD-L1 expression, and provides proof for the application of plasma PD-L1 mRNA as a predictor for anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment.

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