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What Does Your Doctor Know About Genetic Testing For Drug Response?

February 09, 2012
Your doctor, undoubtedly, knows quite a lot, but chances are that she may not know very much about pharmacogenetics, the study of how genetic variation affects drug response. A new study analyzes responses from about 10,000 doctors on their attitudes and behavior toward pharmacogenetic testing. What it found underscores the need for better pharmacogenetic education in the medical community.
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