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Colorectal Biopsies and the Work Up for MSI, Lynch Syndrome and Anti-EGFR Treatment

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: Wendy Frankel, M.D.

Learning Objectives:
  • Implement screening for Lynch Syndrome and microsatellite instability in biopsies
  • Describe why the identification of microsatellite instability in colorectal carcinoma is important
  • Understand why testing for extended RAS is necessary for those patients who are considered for anti-EGFR treatment and specimen requirements