In cancer sequencing,
a new lingua franca

Neal Lindeman, MD (left), with Eliezer Van Allen, MD, of the Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The consensus reached by the CAP, AMP, and ASCO is aimed at “any laboratory that’s involved in performing multiplex genetic analysis for cancer samples and cancer patients,” Dr. Lindeman says.

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Dr. Neal Lindeman and
Dr. Eliezer Van Allen

Guidelines reset horizons
of molecular testing in NSCLC

It doesn’t happen often. But from time to time, says Gene Finley, MD, director of medical oncology at Allegheny Health Network in western Pennsylvania, a patient who is at death’s door will make such a dramatic recovery with therapy that clinicians refer to it as a “Lazarus effect.”

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Dr. Gene Finley

One bug or prix fixe?
Respiratory pathogen testers weigh in

With the number of rapid, accurate molecular assays for respiratory pathogens growing, microbiology laboratories have more options than ever. No longer are laboratories limited to inaccurate rapid antigen tests, weeks-long culture, or multi-pathogen panels. Laboratories with different test volumes and patient populations will make different choices.

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Dr. Beverly Rogers

AMP v Myriad: driving or disrupting innovation?

At the AMP annual meeting in November last year, Roger D. Klein, MD, JD, chair of the AMP professional relations committee, and Timothy T. Stenzel, MD, PhD, chief operating officer of Invivoscribe in San Diego, presented contrasting perspectives on whether Myriad is opening new doors or wreaking harm. In interviews with CAP TODAY, they explain why they see Myriad as a pivotal decision, but for different reasons.

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Dr. Roger Klein

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