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Genome sequencing goes clinical

Getting your entire genome sequenced – until now something reserved for ).

But easy access to sequencing raises a head-scratcher of a question: What’s a doctor to do if a patient walks in with a copy of her sequence and asks to be treated on its basis? An article published in The Lancet today tries to answer that question, proffering the first attempt at a complete clinical analysis from the genome sequence of a relatively healthy person.

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