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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium hopes to issue guidelines for genes that the expert body has determined lack evidence and shouldn't be used to guide treatment decisions but that companies nonetheless have incorporated in testing and are heavily marketing.

At a meeting of the consortium earlier this month in Memphis, Tennessee, CPIC Co-chair Mary Relling enumerated a long list of things the group has set its sights on achieving, including issuing "guidelines for non-actionable but heavily marketed genes."

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