THE PI­LOT STUDY

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Ini­tially flagged for just 12 chil­dren but ex­panded to 60 on pa­tient and doc­tor de­mand.

In about 8 weeks, pa­tients had their can­cer ge­net­i­cally screened and al­most 10 per cent of those screened had a change in the di­ag­no­sis of their over­all can­cer type.

A to­tal of 37 per cent re­ceived a rec­om­men­da­tion for a dif­fer­ent ther­apy. SA HOS­PI­TALS AND RE­SEARCH INSITUTES TAK­ING PART

Women’s and Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal

South Aus­tralian Health and Med­i­cal Re­search In­sti­tute

Cen­tre for Can­cer Bi­ol­ogy

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