NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Avera McKennan Hospital today announced it has signed an agreement with Foundation Medicine to partner on cancer genomics.

The hospital's Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Cancer Institute is conducting studies with the molecular diagnostics firm that focus on personalized medicine in oncology and fundamental cancer biology.

Other areas of potential future collaboration include joint research, data sharing and database development, education, and patient support programs.

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