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Your Genes are not your destiny

Personalised Healthcare in the 21st Century – your genes are not your destiny.

Personalised healthcare requires information that is specific to the individual and not just 'one size fits all'. There was considerable publicity surrounding Angelina Jolie’s decision to have surgery in light of her mother’s struggle with breast cancer and her positive test for the BRCA 1 and 2 genes. This decision to act and have surgery was based on access to medically significant genetic information, family history and individual assessment of the risks and benefits of surgery.

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