Researchers Suggest Payors and Clinicians Should Choose BRCA Labs that Behave Ethically, Make Data Available | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Patients who receive genetic tests for cancer risks should be able to trust that the labs conducting their tests behave ethically, and that the genetic data these labs generate will be made publicly available, three genetics researchers said in a commentary published this month in Evidence-Based Oncology.

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