NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Vall d'Hebron's Institute of Oncology in Barcelona, Spain will be the first liquid biopsy testing center that will use Sysmex Inostics' OncoBEAM blood test as part of its research on RAS biomarkers in the context of personalizing treatments for metastatic colorectal cancer patients.

"This marks an important milestone in Sysmex Inostics' collaboration with … Merck Serono," the partners said in a statement announcing the adoption of the test by Vall D'Hebron.

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