NCCN 2013 Biomarkers Congress Webinar Series: Selecting the Methodologies to Get the Information You Need
Biomarkers now play a key role in the routine management of patients with cancer and guide drug development in the age of targeted therapy. This webinar series will address the demand for reliable, practical information about biomarkers and their appropriate use, biomarker testing, application of test results, and clinical utility of biomarkers.
This educational program is designed to meet the educational needs of oncologists, pathologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who manage patients with cancer.
Following this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the importance of pathologic expertise, internal quality control standards, and external quality assurance monitoring in determining the reliability of tumor marker testing
- Describe the complementary roles played by pathologists and clinicians in ensuring accurate testing of tumor markers
- List important considerations for choosing appropriate testing technology
Maria E. Arcila, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- 1.00 Participation
- 1.00 Nurse
- 1.00 Pharmacist
- 1.00 Physician