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AMCG Releases Recommendations for Dealing with Sequencing Findings

March 22, 2013 | The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics yesterday released recommendations for how genome-sequencing laboratories should report incidental findings after a doctor orders a genome sequence. It defines a minimum list of about 60 genes and 30 conditions that should be reported to the doctor as part of a patient’s care, whether the patient wants to know them or not. But the guidelines stop far short of recommending that all risk factors be passed on to doctors and patients. Nature
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