Purpose of the Working Group: A multidisciplinary group was convened with the goal of creating a practical guideline for the routine use of liquid biopsy in aNSCLC among community oncologists. Specifically, the objectives of the meeting were to discuss the unmet needs related to genomic testing in aNSCLC, and to review the evidence supporting the use of liquid biopsy before first-line therapy and at disease progression. (See References below for data reviewed by the LBWG) The purpose of this review is to disseminate a consensus from the working group on practical guidance and recommendations to help community oncologists make informed decisions regarding the use of liquid biopsy in routine practice.
Funding/Support: The working group received funding support from Guardant Health, Inc., including meeting support, fees, the website platform and website hosting and maintenance.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: Guardant Health had no role in the design and conduct of the recommendations; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication. The researchers worked independently without input from Guardant Health.
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