Industry Symposia

These are non-accredited, industry sponsored, Satellite Symposia and are NOT part of the accredited "Pathology Update" Program.

Optional Lunch Session

Friday, November 1, 2019, 1300-1400 hours
Alexander Room, Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown
Implementation of Reflex BRCA Testing: Successes, Challenges and New Opportunities
Dr Blaise Clarke (UHN)
Dr Scott Boerner (UHN)
In this presentation, Dr Blaise Clarke and Dr Scott Boerner will summarize results from the inaugural year of reflex BRCA testing at University Health Network. By the end of the talk, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the rationale for BRCA testing in ovarian carcinoma
  • Understand impact of different tissue modalities on test performance
  • Perform appropriate tissue selection
  • Optimize process to reduce inconclusive results and system error