Best Practices in Test Ordering

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Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD


Christopher R. Gilbert, DO, MS, FCCP


Lynette M. Sholl, MD 

This webinar is a recorded presentation of a live broadcast and includes the presentation, handout, and the audience QA.


This session will focus on clinical questions guiding lung cancer molecular testing and best practices for specimen collection, processing, and handling for maximizing tissue for ancillary studies. A case-based approach will be taken and issues pertaining to tissue collection and processing for adequate diagnostic yield and subsequent ancillary testing will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key obstacles to ensuring adequate specimen collection for molecular analysis in NSCLC patients.
  • Discuss approaches for optimal tissue processing to maximize chances of ensuring successful molecular testing in NSCLC specimens.

Recording Date: December 13, 2018
Duration: 1 hr
Level of Instruction: Basic

CE Credit for this course has expired.

This webinar is part 5 of a five-part series aimed at breaking down barriers to NSCLC testing and treatment.

For more information on this series, please go here

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