CAP/IASLC/AMP Molecular Testing Guideline

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), and the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) have updated and revised their 2013 evidence-based guideline:

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Molecular Testing Guideline for Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for EGFR and ALK Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

The "Updated Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for Treatment With Targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors" continues to set evidence-based standards for clinical molecular testing of non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) that effectively guides targeted therapy and treatment.

 

Project Co-Chairs

Philip T. Cagle, MD, on behalf of CAP
Yasushi Yatabe, MD, PhD, on behalf of IASLC
Neal Lindeman, MD on behalf of AMP

 

External Endorsement

This guideline was endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology on February 5, 2018

 

Full JTO Article

Read the full JTO Article

Molecular Testing Guideline Resources

Versao Portugues Guia Atualizado de Testes Moleculares
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The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the International Association for the Study of Lung...
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Version en Español Guias de Estudio Molecular
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The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the International Association for the Study of Lung...
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Supplemental Materials
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Contains information about authors' conflicts of interest, the search and selection criteria for...
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Key Messages
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The CAP Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center, the International Association for the Study of Lung...
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Summary of Recommendations
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An easy-to-read listing of the CAP/IASLC/AMP guideline's recommendations, ordered by the strength of...
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Lung Cancer Guideline FAQ
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A quick FAQ document about the CAP/IASLC/AMP guideline that provides vital information at a glance.
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Videos


Molecular Testing Guideline Video for Physicians

Molecular Testing Guideline Video for Patients
Pathology Committee

Pathology Committee

The Pathology Committee is very involved in the creation of testing resources and educational content, from the new Immunohistochemistry Atlas to ILCN articles about timely and nuanced topics relevant to pathology. Led by Dr. Keith Kerr, the committee boasts a long timeline of milestone achievements.