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Table 1 Overview of the actions for the stepwise introduction of NGS technology in oncology and hemato-oncology: the Belgian strategy

From: Roadbook for the implementation of next-generation sequencing in clinical practice in oncology and hemato-oncology in Belgium

Actions of the Belgian roadbook for the implementation of next-generation sequencing in clinical practice in oncology and hemato-oncology
ACTION 1 Establish a commission: Commission of Personalized Medecine (ComPerMed)
ACTION 2 Development of guidelines for NGS use
ACTION 3 Development of criteria for NGS use
ACTION 4 & 5 Develop and organize a benchmarking trial and EQA for NGS use
ACTION 6 Implement NGS registration, storage and data management
ACTION 7 Provide NGS education and training
ACTION 8 Informed consent, legal and ethical implications of NGS use molecular diagnostics
ACTION 9 Pilot study ‘NGS use in routine diagnostics’
ACTION 10 Build on hospital networks for NGS use