NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) − Genetic tests for hereditary cancer involving one or a few genes are starting to be replaced by multi-gene sequencing panels. But the clinical utility of the new tests, which have been enabled by advances in next-generation sequencing technology, has been unknown.

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