By Bernadette Toner

CHICAGO – A few months ahead of the commercial launch of its genomic profiling test for clinical oncology, Foundation Medicine is receiving around 25 patient samples a week from physicians seeking to use its next-gen sequencing-based approach to inform cancer treatment, a company official said this week at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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