EGFR and KRAS mutations in lung carcinoma: Molecular testing by using cytology specimens Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Mutation
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins
  • Receptor, Epidermal Growth Factor
  • ras Proteins

abstract

  • Our findings support clinical utilization of routinely prepared cytology specimens, including EBUS, CT/US. FNAs and body fluid specimens, as a reliable source for molecular testing to detect EGFR or KRAS mutations in patients with NSCLC.

publication date

  • April 25, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncy.20151

PubMed ID

  • 21400670

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 111

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 119

number

  • 2