NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — The Mayo Clinic last week announced that it will offer a test based on Ion Torrent's AmpliSeq V2 cancer hotspot panel through its CLIA-certified Next-Generation Sequencing Lab, a move that the clinic expects will routinize use of the 50-gene panel in the care of patients with a variety of solid tumors.

The AmpliSeq panel test, called CANCP, joins just one other NGS test, a 17-gene hereditary colon cancer assay, offered through the CLIA lab to Mayo physicians and to providers worldwide through the clinic's Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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