What is the purpose of whole genome sequencing?

Wim van Harten, MD, PhD from the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands discusses whole genome sequencing at the European Cancer Congress of the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Cancer is a disease that originates from the DNA and RNA. By sequencing DNA and identifying abnormalities in certain genes, drugs targeted towards these abnormalities can be developed.

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