Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for the detection of alterations in solid tumors is critical for cancer care as these findings can direct the optimal use of targeted therapies for patients.
If blocks more than 5 years old are submitted for testing, extraction will be attempted, but if insufficient RNA/DNA is retrieved, testing will be cancelled
Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block
Hospital clients submitting a request for this assay on an outpatient with Medicare should complete and submit a Molecular Medical billing request form along with the sample.
Next Generation Sequencing