Educational Case: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Pathologic Diagnosis and Molecular Understanding

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The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAcademic Pathology
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes



  • adenocarcinoma
  • epidermal growth factor receptor
  • lung
  • lung neoplasia
  • molecular medicine
  • organ system pathology
  • pathology competencies
  • respiratory
  • targeted therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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