Digital Health Dominates Roaring Genomics Market

Digital Health Dominates Roaring Genomics Market

The leading healthcare and precision medicine companies are focused on commercial growth that relies on genome-driven personalization of healthcare, and for that, they are turning to digital health technology companies. The race to build a comprehensive suite of...

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Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Missed Clues Delay Peutz-Jeghers Diagnosis

Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Missed Clues Delay Peutz-Jeghers Diagnosis

A woman in her 40s had surgery to remove a gynecologic tumor. During the procedure, the surgeon noted that she had numerous polyps in her small intestine that may be causing it to undergo intussusception, meaning one section of bowel slides into the next. The surgeon suspected Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS), since intussusception and large, mushroom-like…

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Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Consumer Genomics Reveals More Than Fun Traits

Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Consumer Genomics Reveals More Than Fun Traits

Around a decade ago, a psychologist in her mid-50s attended a wellness conference, where everyone was discussing a popular direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. The possibility of learning about the underlying genetics of her inherited traits piqued her interest. She decided to get tested, unaware that this consumer genomics company would also test genes that could…

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