This webinar series includes the presentations and the audience QAs recorded from the live broadcast and the associated slide handouts. If you would like continuing education credit for the webinars, click on the links in the table below to access the webinars + CME/CMLE or webinars + SAM
|Neal Lindeman, MD
||Eric H. Bernicker, MD
||Dara Aisner, MD, PhD
|Lynette M. Sholl, MD
||Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD
||Christopher R. Gilbert, DO, MS, FCCP
Series Description: Over the past 10 years, understanding of oncogenic signal transduction pathways has fundamentally altered the treatment paradigm for advanced NSCLC, leading to personalized treatment. As a result, diagnosing and treating NSCLC has evolved from a relatively simple “one-size-fits-all” approach to an extremely complex algorithm that requires personalized treatment plans.
This free online learning experience is aimed at breaking down barriers to testing and treatment in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Hear from world-renowned experts and explore best practices in test ordering, sample collection, and test interpretation with the goal of improving patient care.
Webinars include: (Click "Topic" tab for descriptions)
- Molecular Testing Guideline for Selection of Lung Cancer Patients - Revision
Speaker: Neal Lindeman
Recorded: May 29, 2018
- Best Practices in NSCLC Small Specimen Collection for Clinicians
Speaker: Eric Bernicker
Recorded: June 20, 2018
- Best Practices in Small Specimen Management for Laboratory Professionals
Speaker: Dara Aisner
Recorded: August 16, 2018
- Liquid Biopsies – Promises and Pitfalls
Speaker: Lynette Sholl
Recorded: October 9, 2018
- Best Practices in Test Ordering
Speakers: Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri and Christopher R. Gilbert
Recorded: December 13, 2018
Duration: 5 hr
Level of Instruction: Basic
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This webinar is a five-part series aimed at breaking down barriers to NSCLC testing and treatment. If you'd like more information about the series go here.
Supported by an educational grant provided by AstraZeneca
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|Continuing Education Credit must be purchased and claimed by May 29, 2019
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May 29, 2018
- Explain how targeted therapies are selected for patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the lung.
- Evaluate how the evidence published since the original 2013 guideline have been impacted by new observations and evidence since the first guideline.
- Explain how molecular pathologists would utilize the recommendations in clinical practice using a case-based learning approach.
- Discuss the need for repeat biopsies upon progression so that therapies that target mechanisms of acquired resistance can be appropriately utilized.
- Identify key obstacles to ensuring adequate tissue availability for molecular analysis in new diagnosis samples of NSCLC.
- Review the new recommendations for lung cancer biomarker testing, their impact on patient care, and appropriate methods of testing (pre-analytic, analytic and post analytic actions).
- Identify factors that may lead to discrepant results when comparing tumor genomic alterations across platforms or biopsy types.
- Discuss approaches for optimal tissue processing to maximize chances of ensuring successful molecular testing in NSCLC specimens.
- Identify key obstacles to ensuring adequate specimen collection for molecular analysis in NSCLC patients.
- Elaborate on technical approaches to the specimen handling and laboratory processes which can maximize tissue preservation for molecular testing while maintaining diagnostic integrity.
- Recognize the biological and technical challenges that limit the sensitivity of liquid biopsy.
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