Lung Cancer

ARUP’s full service test menu includes EGFR amplification and mutation testing, EML4/ALK chromosomal rearrangement analysis by PCR, as well as KRAS, BRAF and PIK3CA mutation tests. Serum biomarkers of lung cancer include NSE, SCC and CYFRA 21-1.  ARUP also offer the MESOMARK® test, a mesothelioma blood test that measures soluble mesothelin-related proteins (SMRPs) and is useful for the management of mesothelioma patients.
  • Chief, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Oncologic Pathology
    Dr. Bronner is a Carl R. Kjeldsberg presidential endowed professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Bronner received her MD from the University of Pennsylvania and completed her pathology residency training and chief residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Bronner’s honors include her election as president of the GI Pathology Society, election as council member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and, in 2005, the award of the Arthur Purdy Stout Prize, recognizing her work as a surgical pathologist under the age of 45 whose research publications have had a major impact on diagnostic pathology. Dr. Bronner is an editorial journal board member for Human Pathology and Modern Pathology. She has served as an investigator on numerous NIH and foundation grants over the course of her career and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters.
  • Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
    Dr. Samowitz is a professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He received his MD from SUNY Downstate, and completed residency training in anatomic pathology at the University of Chicago and fellowship training in gastrointestinal pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. His clinical and research focus is gastrointestinal pathology and the molecular genetics of colorectal cancer.