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EGFR Mutations Are Not All the Same: the Importance of Biomarker Testing in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)—A Podcast Discussion Between Patients and Oncologists

*September 2023*

This podcast, for healthcare professionals (HCPs), patients, and patient advocates, is a discussion among a panel of two patients (and co-founders of the patient advocacy group EGFR Resisters, https://egfrcancer.org/) and two oncologists. The objective of the podcast is to explain the importance of biomarker testing for patients with EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer. The treatment landscape for EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer is evolving, and biomarker testing has become central to determining the best therapies for individual patients. The panel discusses what biomarkers are, the processes involved in obtaining biomarker testing, how biomarker information is used, and the importance of waiting for biomarker results prior to determining treatment. The panel also discusses patient perspectives on biopsy and biomarker testing and how HCPs can best help guide new patients through this process. Listen here.