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Pulmonary Pathology

Evaluated by: 
David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC, October 26, 2018
Original release date: December 20, 2018
Access to this course expires on:  October 26, 2021

Faculty: Paul Vanderlaan, MD, PhD

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the major subtypes of lung cancer including characteristic morphologic and immunohistochemical features.
  • Discuss clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic findings that may help identify metastatic vs primary lung disease.
  • Describe the more commonly encountered non-neoplastic interstitial lung disease entities and diagnostic features that would favor one over another.
  • Discuss the approach to a non-neoplastic lung biopsy, especially with respect to what questions the clinician wants to have answered to help guide patient care.