Digital Guide: An Overview of Next-Generation Sequencing

Dr. Valsamo Anagnastou, a thoracic oncologist and leader of the molecular tumor board at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, walks us through the intricacies of next-generation sequencing (NGS).

Next-generation sequencing (NGS), a type of molecular testing, can help you and your doctor decide on the best course of treatment in many kinds of cancer, especially in metastatic disease.

Here, Dr. Valsamo Anagnostou, a thoracic oncologist and leader of the Johns Hopkins Molecular Tumor Board, explains everything from the terminology your doctor might use, to how the testing is conducted, and its potential costs.

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