NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer patients who undergo sequencing of their tumor genome may also benefit from an analysis of their germline DNA, although such analysis will also uncover clinically relevant findings not related to the patients' cancers and many variants of uncertain significance, according to researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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