This article has been corrected to note that the mean coverage was 391 times, not 102 times as cited in the original article.

By Andrea Anderson

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – A team of researchers led by investigators at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a massively-parallel sequencing strategy for profiling "actionable" cancer genes from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor samples, Dana-Farber oncologist Nikhil Wagle reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

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