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Oncology Testing:


  • Sarcomas are rare cancers that grow in bones and soft tissues, like nerves, muscles, tendons, cartilage and blood vessels.

  • There are over 70 types of sarcomas, each with their own underlying genetic changes.  Some of these changes can be identified using FISH probes to determine if a specific gene is affected..

Sample Requirements:

  • FFPE Tissue sections

    • 4-micron sections on positively charged slides; include one H&E slide

    • Minimum= 2 slides

  • Storage: Room temperature

  • Stability: Indefinite if stored at room temperature or refrigerated

  • Transportation: Room temperature. In summer, add cold pack to prevent melting

FISH Testing
Turnaround Time = 7-10 Days

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