One year after launching a clinical cancer sequencing protocol, the University of Michigan has sequenced more than 100 patients, identifying actionable results in about half. The team has recently launched a pediatric cancer sequencing pipeline for which it has sequenced around 10 patients, and it is also looking to scale up its adult cancer sequencing pipeline to be able to handle more than the 10 to 20 patients per month it currently analyzes.

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