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AMP’s guideline for sequence variants in cancer

Dec. 19, 2016—The Association for Molecular Pathology published guideline recommendations for clinical laboratory professionals and oncologists that assess the status of next-generation-sequencing–based cancer tests and establish standardized classification, annotation, interpretation, and reporting conventions for somatic sequence variants. The guideline, “Standards and Guidelines for the Interpretation and Reporting of Sequence Variants in Cancer: A Joint Consensus Recommendation of the Association for ...

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AMP issues molecular Dx clinical utility standards

Aug. 26, 2016—The Association for Molecular Pathology has published a report that addresses the challenges in defining the clinical utility of molecular diagnostics for inherited diseases and cancer. Future advancements in precision medicine are threatened by drastic shifts in evidence demands and the adoption of very narrow clinical utility definitions that do not address all the important applications of molecular ...

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AMP paper supportive of liquid biopsies

May 22, 2015—The Association for Molecular Pathology recently published a special article that provides a thorough overview of research to date on the minimally invasive “liquid biopsy” approaches to cancer diagnostics. “As a group of molecular diagnostic experts, we were intrigued and excited by the emerging technologies that are likely to find utility in patient management,” Milena Cankovic, PhD, of ...

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Molecular assays in HIV-1 Dx and therapeutic monitoring

May 2014—CAP TODAY and the Association for Molecular Pathology have teamed up to bring molecular case reports to CAP TODAY readers. Here, this month, is the fourth such case. (See the February, August, and September 2013 issues for the first three.) AMP members write the reports using clinical cases from their own practices that show molecular testing’s important role in diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and more. Case report No. 4 comes from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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