By Monica Heger

This story was originally published June 14.

The Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia will begin offering whole-exome and whole-transcriptome sequencing services this fall to cancer patients as part of an agreement the center recently inked with Life Technologies.

The new service will be offered through the Cancer Genome Institute at Fox Chase, also launching this fall, and will be offered in a CLIA-certified lab on Life Tech's SOLiD.

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