Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Routine DNA tests will put NHS at the 'forefront of medicine'

Routine DNA tests will put NHS at the 'forefront of medicine' From 1 October new cancer patients will have tumours screened for key mutations.

People in England will have access to DNA tests on an unprecedented scale from the autumn when the NHS becomes the first health service in the world to routinely offer genomic medicine.

From 1 October, hospitals across England will be connected to specialist centres that read, analyse and interpret patient DNA to help diagnose rare diseases, match patients to the most effective treatments, and reduce adverse drug reactions. Continue reading... The Guardian

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