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Current recommendations for prostate cancer genetic testing: NCCN prostate guideline
Departments of Urology and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York, USA
Oct 2019 (Vol. 26, Issue 52, Pages( 34 - 37)
PMID: 31629426

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  • DNA sequencing has become less expensive and patients are requesting sequence information more often. The clinical utility of identifying genomic and/or somatic mutations remains uncertain in most cancers and especially in prostate cancer. However, clinical guidelines must offer guidance. The rapidly expanding knowledge base requires that guideline panels pay vigilant attention to the literature, advocate for clinical trials and correlative science, and provide frequent guideline updates.

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