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A clinical and ethical evaluation of secondary findings in the era of clinical whole-genome sequencing

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With transformative initiatives like the UK’s 100,000 Genomes Project underway, vast amounts of data from genome sequencing are being generated. Genomic results are being actively returned to participants, although policies around their management remain inconsistent and a subject of debate. Secondary findings (SF) have been of particular concern—variants associated with health conditions other than the indication for sequencing, which may or may not be medically actionable. I have conduct...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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RDM
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Mackley, M
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-11-30

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