Consortium Launches Genomic-Based Clinical Trial for Pediatric Neuroblastoma | GenomeWeb

The Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium said this week that it has launched a clinical trial that will use genomic analyses to help guide therapy for children with relapsed and refractory neuroblastoma.

The trial, which has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and will begin enrollment immediately, will use next-generation sequencing and gene expression analysis to provide information about a patient's disease state and to identify targets for therapy.

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