CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – The National Cancer Institute's Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (MATCH) trial, which officially launches today, is set to begin enrolling patients from sites across the US this July.

Representatives from NCI and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ECOG-ACRIN) Cancer Research Group provided new details on the effort — a phase II trial aimed at testing targeted therapies against specific tumor alterations across tumor types — at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting this morning.

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