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Mayo Clinic: 10 Ways the Human Genome Can Affect Diagnosis and Treatment in Health

1. It's already influenced drug labels and uses for some medicines. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has changed medication labeling, doses and uses based on genomic research, including a key drug for breast cancer. 2. It's making sure your doctor is giving you the right drug at the right [...]

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Mapping the Genome

In 2003 researchers mapped out the first human genome. It led to an explosion of knowledge about why people are different from one another. That meant for the first time doctors could learn more about why one person gets cancer or responds to treatment when another doesn't. Researchers at Mayo [...]

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Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Team Completes Whole Human Genome Sequence on Patient with Blood Cancer

The concept of personalized medical treatment based on a patients DNA is one small step closer to becoming a reality. A Mayo Clinic Cancer Center team in Arizona recently completed its first whole human genome sequencing on a patient suffering from Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow. In [...]

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Mapping the Genome

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Keith Stewart talks about the human genome. To listen, click the link below. Mapping the Genome

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Mayo Clinic Hosts NIH Genomics Director at Individualizing Medicine Conference

"From Promise to Practice" is the title and the main message of the second annual Individualizing Medicine Conference at Mayo Clinic, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., chair of this year’s conference held by Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine, says, “Our goal is to inform practicing physicians, but other care providers, [...]

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