Conference Presentations by Medical Specialty - Oncology

Below is a listing of recent posters and presentations by Quest Diagnostics medical and scientific staff.

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Workplace program that offers annual fecal immunochemical testing improves adherence to colorectal cancer screening guidelines

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bare, L, Birse, CE, Fragala, M, Satish, A, Tong, CH
Authors: Carmen H. Tong, Anita Satish, Maren S. Fragala, Lance A. Bare, and Charles E. Birse
Event: AACR 2019: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019. Atlanta, GA, March 29 - April 3, 2019

Specialties: General Health and Wellness, Oncology

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Assessment of microsatellite instability (MSI) status in colorectal cancer tissue using a next-generation sequencing-based tumor profiling assay

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Arnal, S, Daniel, S, Lacbawan, F, Qu, K, Sheikholeslami, MR, Sunkara, S, Zhang, ZJ
Authors: Kevin Qu, Suzzette Arnal, Charles Ma, and Sugganth Daniel
Event: AACR 2019: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019. Atlanta, GA, March 29 - April 3, 2019

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Lynch Syndrome Families with Breast Cancer: Majority of Observed Mutations Are in MSH6 and PMS2

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fesko, Y, Lacbawan, F, Oddoux,, C, Rhodes , CH, Weltmer, E, Wilson, K
Authors: Weltmer Elaine C,, Wilson Kate L., Oddoux Carole, Rhodes Charlie H., Lacbawan Felicitas L., Fesko Yuri A.
Event: AACR 2019: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019. Atlanta, GA, March 29 - April 3, 2019

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Anticipated Positive Rates for Genetic Testing in the General Population: a “Virtual Panel” Approach

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hellman, A, Mullen, T, Nakles-Taylor, R, Nery, C
Authors: Hiller E, Maston G, Karbassi I, Andrew Hellman A, Nery C, Nakles-Taylor R, Mullen T
Event: ACMG 2019: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. Seattle, WA, April 2 - 6, 2019

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Double Heterozygotes and Carriers of Biallelic Pathogenic Variants Identified During Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Risk at a Diagnostic Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Chen, R, Hiller, E, Karbassi, I, Lacbawan, F, Nakles-Taylor, R, Nery, C, Rion, J
Authors: Nakles-Taylor R, Chen R, Rion J, Hiller E, Nery C, Karbassi I, Buller-Burckle A, Lacbawan F
Event: ACMG 2019: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. Seattle, WA, April 2 - 6, 2019

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

An Unexpected Pathogenic SDHC Variant Detected by Germline Cancer Panel Testing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fesko, Y, Hiller, E, Wilson, K
Authors: Haskins, CG; Wilson, K;Hiller, EH, Fesko, Y; Zhang, Q; Hess, CA
Event: NSGC 2018: National Society of Genetic Counselors 37th Annual Conference . Atlanta, GA, November 14-17, 2018

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

BRAF V600E and beyond in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other solid tumors

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Horton, C, McNeill, N
Authors: Horton CJ, McNeill N, Freitas T, Shiller M
Event: 2018 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Annual Meeting & Expo. San Antonio, TX, November 1-3, 2018

Specialties: Oncology

Concomitant PD-L1 Expression and Driver Oncogenes in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Horton, C, McNeill, N
Authors: McNeill N, Horton CJ, Freitas T, Shiller M
Event: 2018 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Annual Meeting & Expo. San Antonio, TX, November 1-3, 2018

Specialties: Oncology

A straightforward method to improve variant calling sensitivity for a MSH2 splicing mutation (c.942+3A>T) using GATK tools

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Moler, E, Rosenthal, SH, Smolgovsky, A
Authors: Gerasimova A, Rosenthal SH, Wolfson D, Smolgovsky A, Grupe A, Buller-Burckle AGerasimova A, Rosenthal SH, Wolfson D, ASmolgovsky A, Grupe A, Buller-Burckle A, Edward Moler E, Elzinga C, Edward Moler E, Elzinga C
Event: ASHG 2018: The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting. San Diego, October 16-20, 2018

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Real-World Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Testing Practices: Results From a Survey in the United States

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Racke, FK
Authors: Bloom K, Sudarsanam S, Hwang H, Racke F, Astrow SH, Moran M, Chloda MD, Sheng J, Ramage J, Mardekian J, Iafrate J
Event: WCLC 2018: IASLC 19th World Conference on Luncg Cancer. Toronto, Canada, September 25-26, 2018

Specialties: Oncology