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At CSHL Conference, Researchers Cite First Examples of Clinical Use of Whole-Genome Sequencing
While these initial cases appear promising, several researchers pointed out that no therapy was selected based on mutations found in the genome alone; rather, this information provided one more result for doctors to take into consideration for treatment. Also, the examples involved cases where all other options to diagnose or treat the disease had been exhausted.
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