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News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

In a survey conducted by an association working group, 40 percent of respondents said they are already offering TMB, with most others planning to do the same within the year.

CMS has attempted to address stakeholders' concerns about its coverage criteria for germline NGS testing in a new proposed national policy.

The firm hopes to return fewer VUS in its test reports and to accelerate the resolution of uncertain results issued to patients in that past.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors for Prospera, Noridian, CGS, and more for the week of 4/12/2019.

CMS had received significant stakeholder feedback that germline NGS testing is not the same as somatic testing, and that the NCD as written would negatively impact patients.

Dec
17

This webinar will review how liquid biopsy can be considered as an alternative and non-invasive method to tissue biopsy for cancer molecular characterization.

Dec
19
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how a clinical lab evolved its tumor profiling workflow from a targeted panel approach toward comprehensive genomic profiling.  

Jan
28

This webinar will discuss how Moffitt Cancer Center has implemented a new capture-based application to accurately assess myeloid malignancies by detecting complex variants in challenging genes in a single experiment.