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Test ID: FLCA    
Lung Cancer, ALK (2p23) Rearrangement, FISH, Tissue

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identifying patients with late-stage, non-small cell lung cancers who may benefit from treatment with the drug Xalkori

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Lung Cancer, ALK (2p23), FISH, Ts

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Lung carcinoma
Non-small cell lung cancer