Two European Labs Turn to Next-Gen Sequencing for BRCA1/2 Testing | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

As Myriad Genetics continues to offer comprehensive testing of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer risk genes in the US using Sanger sequencing and PCR technology, at least two clinical testing labs at university hospitals in Europe have been eyeing next-generation sequencing platforms, which promise faster turnaround times and lower costs.

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