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Oct 31, 2013

Clinical Genomics

Scientists recently reported that the use of next-generation sequencing may help improve the treatment strategies for advanced cancer patients with progressing tumors. The study highlighted some challenges that could be holding clinical genomics back. What do you think is the biggest obstacle?

What is the main obstacle holding back clinical genomics?

Cost of sequencing
 
  9.4%
Sequencing’s inherent limitations
 
  14.1%
Reporting delays/information custody issues
 
  9.4%
Complexity of sharing and understanding data
 
  67.1%

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