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Molecular Diagnostics in Cytopathology and Small Biopsies


Evaluated by:  David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC, March 21, 2018
Original release date: May 29, 2018
Access to this course expires on:  March 21, 2021
CME/SAMs 0.5

Faculty: Michael Roh, M.D., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:
  • To understand the scope of use of cytologic specimen material for molecular studies.
  • To understand preanalytical specimen requirements for screening and targeted methods of molecular testing.
  • To understand the use of targeted therapy for lung adenocarcinomas based on molecular mutational events identified.
  • To identify the most common mutation in BRAF in the context of malignant melanoma.