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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Moving in the fast lane: test design and validation to produce up-to-date hereditary breast and gynecologic cancer tests

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bhattacharya, A, Cheng, L, Chong, HK, Elzinga, C, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Hodko, D, Lacbawan, F, Nakles-Taylor, R, Nery, C, Owen, R, Rowland, C, Smolgovsky, A, Weltmer, E, Zhang, K
Authors: Angeloni TG, Bhattacharya A, Cheng LL, Chong HK, Conlan KM, Elzinga CD, Gerasimova A, Grover D, Grupe A, Hua M, Hodko D, Kazmierkiewicz K, Nakles RE, Nery CR, Owen R, Root DM, Rowland CM, Smolgovsky A, Weltmer EC, Zhang K, Lacbawan FL
Event: SABCS 2020: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], December 8 - 12, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology, Women's Health/OB/GYN

Detection of actionable alterations in breast and ovarian tumor tissues by a 50-gene NGS panel testing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Acab, AJ, Grupe, A, Lacbawan, F, Ma, C, Racke, FK
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Ma C, Acab A, Grupe A, Van Ness M, Sugganth D, Racke F, Lacbawan F
Event: AMP2020: 2020 Association for Molecular Pathology Annual Meeting & Expo. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 19 - 21, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Frequency of 5 Cancer Types in Families with a Pathogenic or Likely Pathogenic Variant in the ATM Gene

Authors: Tully DM, Conlan KM, Weltmer EC, Go NA, Rhodes CH, Fesko YA
Event: NSGC 2020: National Society of Genetic Counselors 39th Virtual Annual Conference . Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 17 - 22, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Breast cancer in PMS2-positive patients

Authors: Boehler K, Weltmer EC, Fesko YA, Lacbawan F
Event: NSGC 2020: National Society of Genetic Counselors 39th Virtual Annual Conference . Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 17 - 22, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Detection of actionable alterations in breast and ovarian tumor tissues by a 50-gene NGS panel testing

Authors: Rosenthal SH, Ma C, Acab A, Grupe A, Van Ness M, Sugganth D, Racke F, Lacbawan F
Event: 2020 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP2020) Annual Meeting & Expo. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 16 - 20, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Incidental findings involving cancer susceptibility genes detected by germline chromosomal microarray

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Boyar, F, Fesko, Y, Hodko, D, Mahon, L, Weltmer, E
Authors: Weltmer EC, Boyar FZ, Hodko D, Mahon LW, Fesko YA
Event: ASHG 2020: American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], October 27 - 31, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

A Blat variant caller that uses breakpoint detection to find MSH2 inversions in Illumina short read sequences

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bhattacharya, A, Chong, HK, Elzinga, C, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Lacbawan, F, Moler, E
Authors: Bhattacharya A, Angeloni T, Grupe A, Goos-Root D, Gerasimova A, Kazmierkiewicz K, Chong H, Smolgovsky A, Owen R, Elzinga C, Chen R, Moler E, Lacbawan F
Event: ASHG 2020: American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], October 27 - 31, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Anti-Xa assays For the Determination of Therapeutic Unfractionated Heparin (UFH) Anticoagulation: Can One Switch From One Assay to the Other?

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Dlott, J, Racke, FK, Sahud, M, Wong, ECC
Authors: Wong ECC, Rozenvald I, Nadow M, Sahud M, Racke F, Dlott JS
Event: CAP20: College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting 2020. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], October 10-13, 2020

Specialties: Oncology, Pathology

Practical tool for coverage metrics standardization for disparate variant call outputs via NGS read depth statistics re-computation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bhattacharya, A, Elzinga, C, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Lacbawan, F, Nguyen, Q, Rosenthal, SH
Authors: Gerasimova A, Bhattacharya A, Rosenthal S, Nguyen Q, Kazmierkiewicz K, Sunkara S, Elzinga C, Grupe A, Moler E, Lacbawan F
Event: Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine 2020. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], September 24-25, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology, Pediatrics

Comparison of variants identified by next-generation sequencing panels: A 48-gene panel for myeloid neoplasms and a 35-gene panel for hematologic neoplasms

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Catanese, JJ, Chong, HK, Elzinga, C, Grupe, A, Lacbawan, F, Ma, C, Owen, R, Racke, FK, Rosenthal, SH
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Chong H, Ma C, Sugganth D, Owen R, Catanese J, Elzinga C, Grupe A, Freitas T, Graham J, Racke F, Lacbawan F
Event: AACR 2020: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2020. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], June 22-24, 2020

Specialties: Oncology