LSU Lung Cancer Research Study

Diptasri Mandal, PhD:
Principal Investigator
(504) 568-6156    

Angelle Bencaz, MSPH

(504) 568-2216


Jessica Chambliss, MS, CRC:


(504) 568-7027


Toll-Free: 1-888-720-7757    



LSU Lung Cancer Homepage


Please clink on any of the links found below to learn more about molecular biomarkers, also known as tumor or genomic testing for lung cancer:

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  1. ALK Positive Lung Cancer Definition and Treatment (verywellhealth) (web page)

  2. Introduction to ALK Inhibitors (LUNGevity Foundation) (YouTube)


  1. What is EGFR Postive Lung Cancer? (verywellhealth) (web page)

  2. EGFR + Lung Cancer Can Change. Do You Know Your Next Steps? (EGFR Connects) (booklet)

  3. Introduction to EGFR Inhibitors (LUNGevity Foundation) (YouTube)


  1. An Overview of ROS1 Positive Lung Cancer (verywellhealth) (web page)

  2. ROS1 Testing Is Increasingly Important in Lung Cancer (Cure) (web page)

  3. ROS1 Mutations in Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer Foundation of America, LCFA) (YouTube)


Booklets & Handouts

  1. Individualizing Your Lung Cancer Care: Informing Decisions Through Biomarker Testing (EmergingMed) (booklet)

  2. New Lung Cancer Treatment Possibilities Through Molecular Tumor Testing  (Free to Breathe) (guide)

  3. Molecular Testing (Lung Cancer Alliance's Lung Match) (handout)

  4. Molecular Testing in Lung Cancer: Myths vs. Facts (Pfizer Oncology) (patient handout)

  5. Molecular Testing is Changing the Face of Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer initiative) (patient card)

  6. Understanding Lung Cancer: How molecular profiles are changing the way we look at the disease...and what it means for YOU (Lung Cancer Profiles) (infographic handout)

  7. What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer Tumor Testing (American Lung Association) (handouts)


*image courtesy of LifewithLungCancer


Web Pages

  1. About Mutation Testing (Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium, LCMC)

  2. Biomarker Testing (Let's Face Lung Cancer)

  3. Lung Cancer Biomarkers Discussion Guide (Lung Cancer Profiles) (interactive web page guide)

  4. Lung Cancer: Genomic Testing (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  5. Lung Cancer Info: Molecular Tumor Testing (Free to Breathe)

  6. Mapping Your Mutations: What Everyone With Lung Cancer Needs to Know (Everyday Health)

  7. Molecular Profiling of Lung Cancer (My Cancer Genome)

  8. Types of Biomarkers (Personalized Medicine Coalition)

  9. Tumor Markers (National Cancer Institute)

  10. What Else Do I Need to Know About Getting My Tumor Tested? (Lung Cancer Foundation of America)



  1. Don't Guess. Test.

  2. Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium, LCMC

  3. Lung Cancer Profiles

  4. Test. Talk. Take Action.


Video Library

  1. Diagnostic Testing for Genetic Mutations in Lung Cancer

  2. How Molecular Profiling Is Changing the Fight Against Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer Profiles) (YouTube)

  3. Lung Cancer - Molecular Tumor Testing (LifeWithLungCancer) (YouTube)

  4. "Putting the Pieces Together" Animation (Test. Talk. Take Action.)

  5. Tumor Testing: Understanding Your Unique Lung Cancer (American Lung Association) (YouTube)

  6. Understanding Mutations in Lung Cancer (LUNGevity Foundation) (YouTube)





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