Effectiveness of genetic testing in certain diseases must be evaluatedBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7155.417a (Published 08 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:417
- Linda Garvican, Principal public health specialist
- South East Institute of Public Health, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 0XT
EDITOR—I was interested to read the series on the new genetics, having recently completed a review on this subject, commissioned by the 12 health authorities in South Thames.1 We identified a major problem, which has not been mentioned in any of the articles—namely, the enormous head of steam that is building up as a result of research progress in the past few years. …
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