Ignacio I. Wistuba on Nurses' Role in Molecular Testing

Ignacio I. Wistuba, MD, chair of the department of Translational Molecular Pathologies at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the role nurses play in the field of molecular testing.

Ignacio I. Wistuba, MD, chair of the department of Translational Molecular Pathologies at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the role nurses play in the field of molecular testing.

It is important for nurses to become educated on their patients’ treatment options and how molecular testing can help them. Then, the nurse can become an advocate for the patient, essentially helping not only the patients, but the doctors as well.