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Decision Support

Our Decision Support services are designed to present patient results in the clearest way possible and to provide the information you need to take action in establishing treatment plans. Ranging from interpretation of results on each report to expert consultations and ongoing education, these services can help you make the most of comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) in your practice.

Report Interpretation and Decision Support

Medical Case Consulting

Discuss patient results with our team of oncologists and pathologists. This robust on-call program is covered by physicians and Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) within Foundation Medicine or by external oncologists who are subject matter experts and consultants for Foundation Medicine.

  • Inquiries can be escalated via phone, email, or through the “Ask an Expert” portal 

  • More than 100 inquiries per month are submitted and addressed successfully

  • Inquiries are handled within 24-48 hours in 95% of cases*

Streamlined Reports

Simplified test results provide information about genomic findings and biomarkers and their associated targeted therapies when available. We also provide information on clinically relevant alterations and available clinical trial options specific to each patient’s cancer. A single partner for all your testing services means consistent reporting for the comparison of results across the patient journey.

Report Features


FDA-Approved Therapies

List of FDA-approved companion diagnostics, if available, to identify patients who may be eligible for treatment with associated therapies


Potential Resistance

This section appears when patients may be resistant to therapy based on their genomic profile

Illustration of a Foundation Medicine report


All Other Biomarkers

All other biomarkers and genomic signatures, including TMB and MSI†, without companion diagnostic claims


Professional Services

Interpretive content that can be used for patient management in accordance with professional guidelines in oncology

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Additional Notes

*As of October 2019. 

On FoundationOne Liquid, MSI status will be reported for samples determined to have high microsatellite instability.