To Be Precise

Medical institutions across the US are investing in large centers, new technology, and more experts to bring precision medicine — the new personalized medicine — to the clinic, especially to cancer patients, the New York Times reports. While the expectation is that, eventually, every patient will undergo genomic sequencing, "even optimists warn that medicine is a long way from deriving useful information from routine sequencing," the Times says.

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