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Cancer risks are passed down from generation to generation for some families. But there are high hopes for precision medicine

Michelle Brady remembers how much her daughter Addie loved life. Most important points: Addie Brady was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 9 and 14 Genetic testing revealed she had an inherited mutation in the TP53 gene, known as the ‘guardian of the genome’ Researchers have high hopes for what precision medicine can do …

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Stroke Study Reveals High Frequency of Mendelian Disorders

The study covered in this summary is published as a preprint on medrxiv.org and has not yet been peer-reviewed. Key learning points Exome sequencing (ES) is helpful in evaluating heart attack patients, especially younger patients less than 1 year of age. Because of the different etiologies of stroke, patients are more likely to benefit from …

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