What Is Next-Generation Sequencing?
Sherri Millis M.S., Ph.D., explains next-generation sequencing in this clip from our expert panel discussion on lung cancer tumor testing. For more information and to see the full recorded discussion, visit Lung.org/tumor-testing-videos.
Generously supported by AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Foundation Medicine, Pfizer, and Merck & Co., Inc.
What is next-generation sequencing?
Next generation sequencing is a newer method of testing the cells and the DNA within the cells that goes beyond the historic methodologies which would test a single gene at a time. We are now able to test many, many genes at the same time. So that's why it's next generation sequencing.
Page Last Updated: November 9, 2018
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