ALK (Anaplastic Lymphoma Receptor Tyrosine Kinase) Gene Rearrangement
Why Get Tested?
To detect an ALK gene rearrangement in tumor tissue in order to guide non-small cell lung cancer therapy.
When To Get Tested?
When you have been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer and your doctor is considering a therapeutic management plan that may include an ALK kinase inhibitor such as crizotinib.