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Per Med. 2013 Aug 1;10(6). doi: 10.2217/pme.13.46.

Personalized screening for cancers: should we consider polygenic profiling?

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University College London, Department of Applied Health Research, London, UK.

Abstract

Polygenic profiling and risk stratification for population-based screening for cancer improve the efficiency of the screening programs. Translation of genomics into personalized screening programs requires evidence from empirical research on the balance of benefits and harms of personalized screening, and engagement with the public, professionals and policy makers.

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Polygenic profiling; cancer; personalized screening

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