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Are we any closer to genetic testing for common malignancies?

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Simple cost-effective strategies for genetic testing of HNPCC are proposed (pages 169–174), but many questions must be answered before testing for inherited forms of common cancers becomes a widespread reality.

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  1. Department of Cancer Biology, The Cleveland Clinic Research Institute, 9500 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA

    • Sarah J. Plummer
    •  & Graham Casey


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