Expert Video - What happens to my tumor sample after the biopsy?
Melanoma expert Dr. Rekha Chaudhary discusses what happens to the melanoma tumor sample after biopsy and before tumor infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) therapy. She explains that the tumor sample is sent to a lab where the TIL cells are separated from the tumor and amplified.
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