LRG Webcast Series: GIST: How to Understand your Pathology Report

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In this webinar, we will be discussing how to interpret your pathology report. We will cover interpretation of all parts of a pathology report, beginning with understanding the final diagnosis and diagnostic comment. We will then review the results and significance of performed ancillary testing, including immunohistochemistry, prognostic biomarker testing, and molecular testing. We will end by discussing how the aforementioned pathology report data affects clinical surgical and therapeutic decision-making.

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About the Presenters:

Kelsey McHugh, M.D.
Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Pancreatobiliary Pathology Fellow
Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Kelsey McHugh, MD is a board certified anatomic and clinical pathologist, with cytopathology subspecialty certification, who is currently completing gastrointestinal, hepatic, and pancreatobiliary pathology subspecialty training. She anticipates graduating from the Cleveland Clinic Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Pancreatobiliary Pathology Fellowship in June 2020, after which she will remain at the Cleveland Clinic as a staff pathologist beginning July 2020.