NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Tianjin Novogene Bioinformatics Technology announced today that the China Food and Drug Administration has approved the firm's NovoFocus NSCLC CDx assay.

The next-generation sequencing-based diagnostic test simultaneously analyzes tumor samples for multiple genomic mutations that are targeted by several CDFA-approved therapies for non-small cell lung cancer, including Iressa (gefitinib), Tagrisso (osimertinib), and Xalkori (crizotinib).

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