One in eight cancer patients were found to have inherited generic mutation, a recent Mayo Clinic study has found. Photo: Shutterstock One in eight cancer patients were found to have inherited generic mutation, a recent Mayo Clinic study has found. Photo: Shutterstock
One in eight cancer patients were found to have inherited generic mutation, a recent Mayo Clinic study has found. Photo: Shutterstock

One in eight cancer patients has inherited genetic mutations, allowing for tailored treatments

  • Genetic testing on cancer patients has uncovered previously hidden inherited cancer causing mutations
  • This knowledge will help with targeted therapies as well as protect family members

Topic |   Wellness
One in eight cancer patients were found to have inherited generic mutation, a recent Mayo Clinic study has found. Photo: Shutterstock One in eight cancer patients were found to have inherited generic mutation, a recent Mayo Clinic study has found. Photo: Shutterstock
One in eight cancer patients were found to have inherited generic mutation, a recent Mayo Clinic study has found. Photo: Shutterstock
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