This article from the Boston Globe reports that Massachusetts General Hospital will begin to routinely perform genetic screens on "nearly all new patients' tumors, a novel strategy designed to customize treatment." Oncologists will be looking at 110 genetic variants on 13 cancer genes in these patients to help determine the best course of treatment. "Mass.

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