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Hadassah Is First in Mideast to Use New Tumor Diagnostic Test

Wednesday, Dec 18 2019

The Hadassah Medical Organization’s Molecular Pathology and Diagnostic Tumors department is the first in the Middle East—and just the third outside of the United States—-to conduct the new tumor diagnostic test FoundationOne-CDx (F1CDx) within its own laboratories.

F1CDx detects and identifies genetic changes in cancerous tumors. Looking at 324 genes within a single sample of a patient’s tissue, the test identifies substitutions, insertions, mutations, and alterations.

As a result, the new test will guide decisions regarding immunotherapy protocols and expand options for targeted personalized therapies. Read more at http://nocamels.com

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