There's promise and excitement surrounding genetic and genomic tests, but the New York Times reports there's also the potential for fraud as such testing has transformed into a $6 billion industry.

"It sounds so legitimate — who doesn't want safe medicine?" Howard McLeod, the medical director of the personalized medicine institute for Moffitt Cancer Center, tells the Times.

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