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Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Apr 11, 2018 9:13 AM
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1. What is the optimal specimen for molecular testing?
2. Should testing for ALK translocation be conducted?
3. What is the optimal first line therapy for ALK-translocated lung cancer?
Trainee & Early-Career Oncology
Christy Heath
Mar 30, 2018 12:08 AM
Patient 45 with previous history of stage 3B Breast Cancer 15 years past.(Rt breast - no spread, treated with Chemo/Radiation/lumpectomy) Currently diagnosed with MALT lymphoma in January 2018. For a month, has had breast pain in left breast. Presented to office with symptoms of redness on lower 1/...
International
ASCO International Affairs
Mar 16, 2018 12:28 PM
In November, ASCO partnered with Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan and Health Volunteers Overseas to hold a Cancer Control in Primary Care Course and International Palliative Care Workshop in Thimphu, Bhutan. At the end of each course, respondents were asked to rate their level...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Feb 14, 2018 7:40 AM
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1.    Review two different screening tests for Lynch Syndrome
2.    Recognize the  actions needed to identify lynch syndrome
3.    Explain the therapeutic importance of microsatellite instability in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
International
ASCO International Affairs
Jan 23, 2018 5:45 PM
In October, ASCO partnered with the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology and the Oncology Nursing Society to hold a Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course in Manila, Philippines. At the end of the course, respondents were asked to rate their level of understanding or ability on objectives...

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