UPDATE: The story had incorrectly stated that the test was FDA approved as a companion diagnostic to identify patients with ALK mutations who may respond to the cancer drug Xalkori. We regret the error.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today said its Oncomine Dx Target Test has received a positive coverage decision from Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield.

As a result, the insurer will cover the test for its members with non-small cell lung cancer in Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and certain counties in Washington.

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