ONCAlert | 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting
Lung Cancer Case Studies

Case Studies: EGFR Testing for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Jonathan W. Riess, MD, MS

Jonathan Riess, MD, MS, provides practical information on the use of Molecular testing in EGFR lung cancer.

EGFR Testing for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Jonathan W. Riess, MD, MS: Case 3

Riess case 3:

68-year-old woman undergoing plasma testing for EGFR T790M Mutation.

  • The patient is a 68-year-old woman previously diagnosed with adenocarcinoma
  • She later developed growth of her primary tumor and several pulmonary nodules.
  • She complained of shortness of breath
  • Biopsy tissue was insufficient for mutation testing; plasma testing showed the presence of T790M
  • After being switched to osimertinib, the patient has sustained disease control
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