VANCOUVER, British Columbia (GenomeWeb) – At the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting here yesterday, the BC Cancer Agency's Marco Marra shared his team's experiences with the first few hundred adult and pediatric cancer cases assessed through the ongoing Personalized Oncogenomics (POG) clinical trial.

Speaking as part of an Illumina-sponsored workshop at the conference, Marra noted that roughly 700 individuals have been enrolled in POG since the main project began in 2015, with more than 400 adult cases and nearly three-dozen pediatric cases sequenced so far.

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