Please follow the link below to access Elevating the Pathologist's Role in Cancer Care: Finding the NTRK Needle in the Haystack on Medscape's website. This program was developed through the collaboration between the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) and Medscape.
Authors: Eric Q. Konnick, MD, MS; Nicole A. Cipriani, MD
CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/3/2022
Valid for credit through: 11/3/2023
Target Audience and Goal StatementThis activity is intended for pathologists, oncologists, and surgeons.
The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to identify NTRK gene fusions as part of a broader molecular testing approach for patients with cancer.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will:
- Have increased knowledge regarding the
- Characteristics of NTRK gene fusions in cancer
- Methodologies used to detect NTRK gene fusions in patients with cancer
- Have greater competence related to
- Identifying NTRK gene fusions in patients with cancer
- Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
- Coordinate with the interprofessional team to help guide clinical decision-making in patients with cancer
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