NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Geisinger Health System today announced a partnership with German firm Indivumed aimed at providing Geisinger's patients access to advanced cancer treatments and clinical trials.

Under the terms of the deal, Indivumed will have access to tissue samples from consenting Geisinger patients for molecular and biochemical profiling. Patients already undergoing a surgical tumor resection will have a portion of the tissue, blood, or urine banked by Geisinger through MyCode, a repository that currently contains 43,000 patient samples.

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