Data from Basket Studies Help Anatomic Pathologists Better Understand Effectiveness of Oncology Drugs

Pathologists can be paid for their role in identifying and recruiting patients for basket studies and reporting results of medical laboratory tests Anatomic pathologists who biopsy, report, and diagnosis cancer will benefit from a better understanding of basket studies and their application in developing cancer treatment therapies. Such studies can lead to more documentation of the effectiveness of various therapies for cancers with specific gene signatures.  The US National Library of...

Roche Molecular Gains FDA Clearance for Its Companion Diagnostic Test for New Skin Cancer Drug

Clinical laboratory managers and pathologists can expect more companion diagnostics in responses to advances in molecular knowledge about various diseases Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared two products for market, one of which may be of particular interest to anatomic pathologists. The first product is a therapeutic drug for the treatment of late-stage skin cancer. The second product is a companion clinical laboratory test that will be used to identify skin cancer...
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