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April 09, 2015 07:05 ET

Pitfalls in Companion Diagnostics, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 09, 2015) - Join Dr. Stephan de la Motte, Chief Medical Advisor at SynteractHCR for an informative session on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 11am EDT / 4pm BST (UK GMT +1).

The 60 minute presentation includes a Q&A with the audience.

A diagnostic method is not absolute. Its value depends not only on the method used itself, but, to a large extent, on the context in which the diagnostic method is being used. This webinar explores the conditional nature of diagnostics with an emphasis on companion diagnostics. Companion diagnostics are particularly complex in their dependency on context; it is important not to underestimate the power of conditional probabilities. A companion diagnostic leads not only to a diagnosis, it may also lead directly to a treatment outcome.

Correctness of diagnosis and treatment outcomes are not absolute either. They occur with certain probabilities, which also depend on context. By examining a tree of conditional probabilities, this webinar explores the various dependencies, intricacies and pitfalls in a world where nothing is 100% certain, and how it is possible to draw the right conclusions in the face of uncertainty.

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