Underutilized Genetic Testing | GenomeWeb

Genetic testing is underused, even in families with a history of certain cancers, reports News@JAMA. A team of French researchers examined about 240,000 patient records from cancer centers in France. While the researchers found that BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene testing about tripled between 2003 and 2011, testing rates for other cancer-predisposing genes remained low.

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