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A LEAN Approach to Pap Processing: Spinning into the Future with BD

Webinar presenter Melissa Randolph, BS, SCT (ASCP), Cytopathology Supervisor, Indiana University Health, details the transformation of LEAN processes within an academic facility that have allowed us to virtually eradicate the unsatisfactory rate and reduce the ASC-US rate, all while maintaining LEAN staffing and significant walkaway advantages. She discusses the call to action to switch to BD SurePath™ from ThinPrep®, the systematic process of changing from Semi-Automated Processing to BD Totalys™ System Processing, pain points that drove the decision to continue with automation, and future endeavors enabled by BD Totalys™ System and the effect on processing staff over a five-year period. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast April 2, 2019.

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PD-L1 Testing in Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Challenging Cases To Help Update Your Practice

Webinar presenters Ashley Cimino-Mathews, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Oncology Director of the Breast Pathology Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, and Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center/Magee Women's Hospital Director of Translational Immunotherapy for the Women's Cancer Research Center, Co-Leader, Hillman Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania discuss the challenges in PD-L1 testing in TNBC today, the optimal interchange between pathologists and oncologists, and the importance of PD-L1 testing in TNBC now and into the future. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on March 26, 2019.

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Why DMTs are a critical ingredient in the delivery of value-based care

Webinar presenters Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Pathology, Chairman, and Bruce Friedman, MD, University of Michigan, Pathology, Emeritus Professor, Informatics, discuss the barriers that exist for the rapid and significant growth of diagnostic management teams to reduce medical error and optimize laboratory test use, overcoming barriers to DMT implementation, addressing connectivity between experts and doctors, and identifying ways to overcome DMT resistance from your peers. This on-demand webinar was hosted before a live audience at DMT Conference Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston, Texas, on March 5, 2019.

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IGHV clinical utility in CLL and preferred testing practices

Webinar presenter Curtis A. Hanson, MD, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, reviews the role of key High Risk (HR) biomarkers in CLL, focusing on clinical evidence and raising awareness for IGHV mutation status as an important CLL biomarker that can help guide treatment decisions. He also provides best practices for how and when to request IGHV testing and how to perform testing for IGHV mutation status in CLL patients. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on February 28, 2019.

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MALDI-TOF for the clinical identification of mycobacteria

Webinar presenter Omai Garner, PhD, D(ABMM), Assistant Clinical Professor, Section Chief, Clinical Microbiology, Director, Point of Care Testing, UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,  discusses the implementation and clinical use of MALDI-TOF MS for mycobacterial identification. It covers in detail the clinical data surrounding organism identification. It also explores the lab protocol (workflow impact) and turnaround time improvements (clinical impact) for this new technology. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on December 13, 2018.

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Current and emerging biomarkers: science, technologies, and practicalities

Webinar presenter Sam Caughron, MD, President & Managing Partner, Director of Molecular Lab, MAWD Pathology Group, discusses discusses Pathologists play a crucial role in furthering advancements that may help predict which patients are likely to benefit from immuno-oncology therapies. This webinar will empower you to understand the biology behind current and emerging immuno-oncology biomarkers. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on November 29, 2018.

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Resectability in stage III NSCLC:
Case-based considerations for clinical decision making

Webinar presenters Michael Walker, MD, System Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Medical Director, Cancer Program, Main Line Health, and Tracey Evans, MD, Director, Thoracic Oncology Research, Co-Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Associate Program Director, Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program, Lankenau Cancer Center, discuss AJCC staging guidelines for lung cancer, specifically Stage III disease. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on November 14, 2018.
 

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Homologous recombination deficiency and BRCA testing in ovarian and breast cancer

Webinar presenters Dana Chase, MD,  Michelle Shiller, DO, and Tabetha Sundin, PhD discuss the role of BRCA1/2 mutations in homologous recombination deficiency and carcinogenesis, homologous recombination deficiency as a marker of treatment sensitivity, the testing process for homologous recombination deficiency and BRCA mutations, and the role of BRCA testing in ovarian and breast cancer. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on October 23, 2018.

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Current and emerging biomarkers: science, technologies, and practicalities

Webinar presenter Tabetha Sundin, PhD, HCLD, MB, discusses the crucial role pathologists play in furthering advancements that may help predict which patients are likely to benefit from immuno-oncology therapies. This webinar will empower you to understand the biology behind current and emerging immuno-oncology biomarkers. This on-demand webinar originally broadcast on October 3, 2018.

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