The Fox Chase Cancer Center has begun offering targeted sequencing to inform cancer treatment using an adaptation of Life Technologies' Ion Torrent AmpliSeq Cancer Panel via its CLIA-certified laboratory.

The center is calling the service CancerCode-45, after the 45 genes that the test interrogates, Jeff Boyd, executive director of Fox Chase's Cancer Genome Institute, told Clinical Sequencing News this week.

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