Exome Sequencing Identifies Individuals with Cancer Predisposition Syndromes Missed by Current Screening Guidelines; Clinical Trial Results Presented at AACR 2023

Among individuals who consented to whole-exome sequencing and were identified as carriers of predisposition genes for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) or Lynch syndrome, 39.2% would not have qualified for genetic screening under current guidelines, according to results from the Tapestry clinical trial presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2023, held April 14-19 in Orlando, Florida.

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