Second ESMO consensus conference on lung cancer : pathology and molecular biomarkers for non-small-cell lung cancer

Kerr, K. M., Bubendorf, L., Edelman, M. J., Marchetti, A., Mok, T., Novello, S., O'Byrne, K., Stahel, R., Peters, S., Felip, E., Besse, B., Vansteenkiste, J., Eberhardt, W., Baas, P., Reck, M., Syrigos, K., Paz-Ares, L., Smit, E. F., Meldgaard, P., Adjei, A., Nicolson, M., Crinò, L., Schil, P. V., Senan, S., Faivre-Finn, C., Rocco, G., Veronesi, G., Douillard, J. Y., Lim, E., Dooms, C., Weder, W., de Ruysscher, D., Le Pechoux, C., de Leyn, P., & Westeel, V. (2014) Second ESMO consensus conference on lung cancer : pathology and molecular biomarkers for non-small-cell lung cancer. Annals of Oncology, 25(9), pp. 1681-1690.

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Abstract

To complement the existing treatment guidelines for all tumour types, ESMO organises consensus conferences to focus on specific issues in each type of tumour. The Second ESMO Consensus Conference on Lung Cancer was held on 11-12 May 2013 in Lugano. A total of 35 experts met to address several questions on management of patients with nonsmall- cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in each of four areas: pathology and molecular biomarkers, early stage disease, locally advanced disease and advanced (metastatic) disease. For each question, recommendations were made including reference to the grade of recommendation and level of evidence. This consensus paper focuses on recommendations for pathology and molecular biomarkers in relation to the diagnosis of lung cancer, primarily non-small-cell carcinomas.

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ID Code: 78365
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Consensus, ESMO, Molecular testing, Non-small-cell lung cancer, Pathology, Recommendations
DOI: 10.1093/annonc/mdu145
ISSN: 0923-7534
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > ONCOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS (111200)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Authors
Deposited On: 03 Nov 2014 22:26
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2014 23:54

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