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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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

The Frequency and Spectrum of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Variants in 785 Puerto Rican Individuals Tested by a Diagnostic Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F
Authors: Nakles-Taylor R, Chen R, Hiller E, Nery C, Karbassi I, Lacbawan F
Event: ACMG 2018: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. Charlotte, NC, April 10-14, 2018

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Cost-effectiveness of genetic testing with a hereditary cancer panel in women at risk of hereditary breast cancer

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bare, L, Devlin, J, Li, Y
Authors: Li Y, Arellano AR, Bare LA, Devlin JJ
Event: SABCS 2017: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. San Antonio, Texas, December 5-9, 2017

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

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Genetic analysis using Next Generation Sequencing in 46 pediatric thyroid cancer subjects: Genotype-Phenotype Correlations

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hantash, FM, Reitz, R
Authors: Kadakia S, Jiang W, Nikita M, Cheng S, Reitz RE, Qu K, Li HX, Newbury RO, Hantash FM, Newfield R
Event: ATA 2017: 87th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association. Victoria, BC, Canada, October 18-22, 2017

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

A 34-gene, NGS assay for common hereditary cancers reveals a high percentage of variants of unknown significance in the POLD1 and POLE genes.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F
Authors: Hodko D., Nakles-Taylor R., Chen R., Nery C., Karbassi I., Lacbawan F.
Event: ASHG 2017: The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting . Orlando, Florida, October17-21, 2017

Specialties: Genetics, Laboratory, Oncology

Validation of a Clinically Actionable-Cancer Core Gene Test for Solid Tumors Facilitating Targeted Molecular Therapy and Immunotherapy

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Catanese, J, Hantash, FM, Strom, C
Authors: Ma L, Hua M, Rivera S, Gerasimova A, Nguyen Q, Sunkara S, Lagier R, Smolgovsky A, Wolfson D, Racke F, Strom C, Grupe A, Catanese J, Hantash F
Event: AACR 2017: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017. Washington, DC, April 1-5, 2017

Specialties: Oncology

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Mutational Analysis in 46 Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Subjects and Correlations with Age, Ethnicity, and Clinical Presentation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hantash, FM, Reitz, R
Authors: Kadakia S, Jiang W, Nikita ME, Cheng S-M, Hantash FM, Newbury RO, Reitz RE, Newfield RS
Event: ENDO 2017: The Endocrine Society's 99th Meeting & Expo. Orlando, FL, April 1-5, 2017

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Oncology

We can work it out: Hereditary Cancer Test Utilization Management in a Large Commercial Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Wilson, K
Authors: Cheng L, Wilson KL, Lammers KY
Event: NSGC 2016: National Society of Genetic Counselors 35th Annual Education Conference . Seattle, WA, USA, September 28 - October 1st, 2016

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Validation of a targeted next-generation sequencing test for indeterminate thyroid nodules in a clinical setting

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Barlan, C, Catanese, J, Cheng, S, Hantash, FM, Li, H, Nguyen, Q, Racke, FK, Reitz, R, Sanders, H, Strom, C
Authors: Cheng S, Qu K, Barlan C, Li H, Taylor JF, Grupe A, Wolfson DA, Smolgovsky A, Sanders HR, Gerasimova A, Nguyen Q, Catanese JJ, Strom CM, Racke FK, Waldman FM, Reitz RE, Hantash FM
Event: ENDO 2016: 98th Annual Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society. Boston, MA, April 1, 2016 - April 4, 2016

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Oncology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine