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    Identify such issues
    or consequences that are likely to arise if genome sequencing was
    routinely used for patients diagnosed with cancer:

    I have to think of two consequences to the patients themselves but I cannot think?
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    (Original post by Lambert87)
    Identify such issues
    or consequences that are likely to arise if genome sequencing was
    routinely used for patients diagnosed with cancer:

    I have to think of two consequences to the patients themselves but I cannot think?
    They would then have to make the decision whether or not to tell their families if they did discover anything, can't think of a second reason sorry.
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    Maybe that their genome sequence would be known by doctors and they would probably not be able to control what doctors did with it or who saw it, hence it is a lack of privacy.


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    The moral implications of having children, possibly?
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    (Original post by adrianacav)
    Maybe that their genome sequence would be known by doctors and they would probably not be able to control what doctors did with it or who saw it, hence it is a lack of privacy.
    Unlikely. Healthcare involves a lot of privacy laws in terms of releasing information about patients without prior consent.
 
 
 
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