Recorded Presentation - NCCN 2013 Congress Series™: Utilizing Guidelines to Customize Patient Care in NSCLC - Biomarkers and Testing in Lung Cancer

This recorded webinar series is an educational program that addresses health care professionals' need to be educated on current and emerging evidence-based scientific data for accurate and timely clinical evaluation of patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Participants will learn how to implement the NCCN Guidelines recommendations into their practice and gain a clear understanding of the most current treatment recommendations for non-small cell lung cancer.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who manage patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to: 
  • Discuss the considerations and challenges of obtaining appropriate tissue samples
  • Describe the molecular testing considerations for patients with ALK rearrangements and EGFR mutations
  • Describe the role of the pathologist on the oncology healthcare team
Additional information
Supported by educational grants from:
  • Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc.
  • Lilly USA, LLC
  • Genentech
Supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Supported by the Varian Medical Systems Foundation, a corporate advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 0.91 Nurse
  • 1.00 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 Physician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Christine M. Lovly, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 0.91 Nurse
  • 1.00 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 Physician


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