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Why Cheaper Genetic Testing Could Cost Us a Fortune | TIME.com

Why Cheaper Genetic Testing Could Cost Us a Fortune | TIME.com | Clinical sequencing | Scoop.it
Unlocking the secrets of human DNA is one of the most promising avenues of medical research. (Read TIME’s complete series on genetic testing and families.) But along with a host of scientific and ethical issues, genome sequencing raises some tough economic questions at a time when U.S. health care costs are already spiraling. How much is this going to cost, and who’s going to pay?

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/26/why-cheaper-genetic-testing-could-cost-us-a-fortune/#ixzz2AVwVXZhU

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First large scale trial of whole-genome cancer testing for clinical decision-making reported

First large scale trial of whole-genome cancer testing for clinical decision-making reported | Clinical sequencing | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers have conducted a large trial in which they tested the entire genome of individual breast cancers to help personalize treatment.
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