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NEW YORK – Germline genetic testing after tumor sequencing can uncover clinically actionable alterations among cancer patients, according to a new study from genetic testing company Invitae and its collaborators. 

Germline genetic testing is typically recommended for cancer patients who are thought to have hereditary disease, while tumor sequencing is generally performed on patients with advanced disease, but both can inform cancer treatment approaches.

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Mar
11
Sponsored by
Foundation Medicine

In this session, the third in the Precision Oncology News Virtual Molecular Tumor Board Series, our expert panelists will review patient cases in which genomic profiling has identified gene fusions that may or may not serve as druggable targets.

Mar
23
Sponsored by
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Mar
25
Sponsored by
Foundation Medicine

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Mar
30
Sponsored by
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