Best Practices in Test Ordering

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Speaker:

Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD

Speaker:

Christopher R. Gilbert, DO, MS, FCCP

Moderator:

Lynette M. Sholl, MD 

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


Description:

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


Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca   


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