Richard A. McPherson, MD, MSc, and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD.
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
You may use this course to earn continuing education contact hours through December 31, 2020. This course meets the Florida one-hour specialty requirement in serology/immunology. For ASCP this course provides two contact hours in serology/immunology.
This course is based on Chapter 74: “Diagnosis and Management of Cancer Using Serologic and Other Body Fluid Markers,” pages 1432-1448, in Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 23rd Edition.
Topics include serum markers as an effective tool for diagnosis and monitoring of cancer, functional classification of tumor markers, clinical applications, individual tumor markers, circulating tumor cells in peripheral blood, circulating nucleic acids in peripheral blood, and markers in other body fluids.