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Letters Genomics

Genomic medicine: improving access, changing hearts and minds

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1909 (Published 21 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1909
  1. Russell W Hathway, specialty doctor in oral and maxillofacial surgery
  1. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea SA6 6NL, UK
  1. russellhathway{at}gmail.com

Genomics in medicine has the potential to revolutionise patient care, although it is not the panacea that Jeremy Hunt allegedly once described. We will always need clinical acumen, and conventional diagnosis is here to stay.

Having said that, using genomics as an adjunct …

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