Liquid Biopsies: Promises and Pitfalls
Lynette M. Sholl, MD
Christina Lockwood, PhD
This webinar is a recorded presentation of a live broadcast and includes the presentation, handout, and the audience QA.
This session will focus on the principles of cell free DNA biology and approaches to detecting genomic alterations in circulating tumor DNA relevant to the diagnosis and management of solid tumor patients. Areas of controversy, as well as technical developments that may expand the use of liquid biopsy in clinical medicine, will be addressed.
- Recognize the biological and technical challenges that limit the sensitivity of liquid biopsy
- Identify factors that may lead to discrepant results when comparing tumor genomic alterations across platforms or biopsy types
Recording Date: October 9, 2018
Duration: 1 hr
Level of Instruction: Basic
CME/CMLE credit: 1.00 hour
SAM credit: 1.00 hour
Last Day to Claim CE Credit: December 31, 2020
How to claim credit:
To earn CME/CMLE credit, all learners must watch the webinar and then complete the online survey.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP). The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ASCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This continuing medical laboratory education activity is recognized by the American Society for Clinical Pathology for 1.0 hours of CMLE credit. ASCP CMLE credit hours are acceptable for the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP). CMLE credit hours meet the continuing education requirements for the ASCP Board of Certification Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) and state relicensure requirements for laboratory personnel. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To earn SAM credit, all learners must watch the webinar, achieve a minimum score of 80% on the online quiz, and complete an online survey.
This course is approved by the American Board of Pathology for 1.0 SAM credits.Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participants must successfully complete the online modular exams (answering at least 80% of the questions in a topic module correctly).* You may not submit SAMs and CME/CMLE credit for the same content.This webinar is part 4 of a five-part series aimed at breaking down barriers to NSCLC testing and treatment.
For more information on this series, please go here.
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca
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