Nearly 90 percent of all solid tumor samples are fixed in formalin and embedded in paraffin — that's an estimated 1 billion FFPE samples stored throughout the world, says the University of Utah's Joshua Schiffman. And Affymetrix is tapping into that market with its OncoScan FFPE Express 2.0, a new version of the company's already popular assay. The new assay, which the firm announced at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual conference in Orlando, Fla., in April, aims to make analyzing FFPE samples easier and more informative for researchers.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.