Welcome to Molecular Oncology Tumor Boards

The Molecular Oncology Tumor Boards are a series of bi-monthly, user-driven discussions designed to help cancer care providers with the interpretation and understanding of tumor molecular profiling tests and studies. Moderated by an expert pathologist and medical oncologist, each case will be updated with new information over a 2-week period as user comments are added. Sign in with your ASCO username and password to participate. After 2 weeks, the discussion will be locked to further commentary and users will be able to claim CME credit for their participation. Visit ASCO University to learn more. 

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Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Nov 04, 2015 10:35 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1) Does this tumor have a variant morphology and is it significant clinically? 2.) What are the diagnostic/staging studies at this point? 3.) What are treatment options for this patient? 4.) Which tumor gene mutational analysis, if any, might aid in...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Oct 14, 2015 10:22 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1. In general, would you be more inclined to offer a targeted therapy regimen or an immune therapy regimen? 2. If a BRAF-targeted therapy approach is selected, what therapeutic options are the most appropriate? 3. If an immune-targeted therapy approach...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Sep 09, 2015 9:57 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1) What is the differential diagnosis of skin rashes that precede or accompany a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia?  What particular dermatological condition does this patient have?  How would you treat it? 2) What is the prognostic significance of the...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Aug 12, 2015 9:39 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1) What tumor types should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a CK7+ CK20- CUP? 2)Could you have performed additional immunohistochemical stains to try to determine the site of origin? 3) Is EML4-ALK fusion unique to lung adenocarcinomas? 4) ...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Jul 15, 2015 10:53 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1.) What is the role of Arv7 in the resistance to hormonal therapy? 2.) What are the potential treatment implications of patient who possess the ARV7 splice variant? 3.) What is the role of ArV7 in the response to cytotoxic agents such as docetaxel?

 

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