Not Wanting Her Genome Sequence (Yet)

A blogger explains why she's not ready to have her genome sequenced.

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The questions in the closet

The questions in the closet for most of us in the industry today are things like: "If I am diagnosed with cancer (or other genetic disease) would I get myself/my tumor sequenced?" That is to say, are we (the royal we of scientists with enough knowledge to be dangerous) ready for 'personalized medicine' while the clinical relevance is still fuzzy around the edges?