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This program will provide academic and scientific information pertaining to the use of Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH) for detection of genomic alterations in oncology. Clinical issues related to personalized targeted therapy selection and technical issues addressing advantages and limitations of the test will be discussed.
This educational program is intended for medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, oncology nurses, laboratory and other clinical healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
Marileila Varella Garcia, PhD
Educational Program Agenda
• 05 minutes: Welcome & Introduction
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interests
Instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this P.A.C.E.® accredited activity:
Faculty Disclosure Summary
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and Dane Garvin Ltd. adhere to established standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified conflicts of interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships, as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device, or procedure by the faculty, are made known above.
Planners and Managers
The planners and managers of this educational activity reported the following financial relationships, or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with the commercial sponsors of the activity:
Credit Designation - Lab Professional, P.A.C.E.®
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science's Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program will provide 1.0 contact hour of credit.
How to Obtain P.A.C.E.® Credit
ACCREDITATION FOR THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
Viewers are expected to complete the presentation before attempting to submit contact information and the session evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for 1.0 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® approved continuing education. To receive credit, the course must be completed before October 1, 2012.
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hour. Please follow these steps in order to receive P.A.C.E.® credit for viewing the webcast:
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Release and Expiration
Release Date: October 1, 2011
There is no fee for this educational activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The American Society for Clincal Laboratory Science and Dane Garvin Ltd. do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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Dane Garvin Ltd. protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. Dane Garvin Ltd. will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.
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This program has been made available online:
"EGFR FISH in Lung Cancer Therapy Selection"
This activity is co-sponsored by the Association for Molecular Pathology.
Commercial Support Statement
This activity supported by an educational grant from Abbott Molecular.
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