Oncologists' and Cancer Patients' Views on Whole-Exome Sequencing and Incidental Findings: Results from The CanSeq Study

@inproceedings{Gray2016OncologistsAC,
  title={Oncologists' and Cancer Patients' Views on Whole-Exome Sequencing and Incidental Findings: Results from The CanSeq Study},
  author={Stacy W. Gray and Elyse R. Park and Julie S Najita and Yolanda Martins and Lara Traeger and Elizabeth Bair and Joshua J Gagne and Judy E Garber and Pasi Antero J{\"a}nne and Neal I Lindeman and Carol Lowenstein and Nelly Oliver and Lynette M Sholl and Eliezer M Van Allen and Nikhil Wagle and Sam Wood and Levi A. Garraway and Steven Joffe},
  booktitle={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Purpose:Although targeted sequencing improves outcomes for many cancer patients, it remains uncertain how somatic and germ-line whole-exome sequencing (WES) will integrate into care.Methods:We conducted surveys and interviews within a study of WES integration at an academic center to determine oncologists’ attitudes about WES and to identify lung and colorectal cancer patients’ preferences for learning WES findings.Results:One-hundred sixty-seven patients (85% white, 58% female, mean age 60… CONTINUE READING
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