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SOHO 2018 | The superior sequencing technique: NGS versus SGS

Speaking from the 2018 Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) Annual Meeting, held in Houston, TX, Christopher Gibson, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, compares next-generation sequencing (NGS) to older methods such as sanger sequencing (SGS). Although SGS can still be used for more specific single gene testing, on a larger scale, Dr Gibson states that NGS is more cost effective.