Sequencing of Cancer Patient Illustrates Future of Technology in Treatment Decisions | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This story was originally published Feb. 17.

In one of the first demonstrations of the use of whole-genome sequencing to guide treatment, researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute and the Mayo Clinic have sequenced the genome of a 44-year old pancreatic cancer patient, uncovering mutations that could potentially be used to direct the patient's next course of treatment.

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