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Underutilization of fine-needle aspiration biopsy to inform targeted cancer therapy decisions

Authors

  • Douglas P. Clark MD

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    1. Departments of Oncology and Pathology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Rm. 406 Pathology Bldg., 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287
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Abstract

Molecularly targeted agents are increasingly utilized to treat cancer. Unfortunately, biomarkers to guide this therapy are infrequently applied to FNA samples.

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