Dealing with Issues of Obtaining Sufficient Tissue in Performing Biomarker Testing

Video Library —July 18, 2018
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Ensign Professor of Medicine
Chief of Medical Oncology
Director, Thoracic Oncology Research Program Associate Director for Translational
Research Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
David L Rimm, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Medicine (Oncology)
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Drs. Roy Herbst and David Rimm review some of the problems associated with obtaining enough tissue to perform biomarker testing, the need to triage tissue to ensure that standard of care tests are completed, and the potential role of liquid biopsies
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