Publication Date: February 2006
Publisher: F-D-C Reports, Inc.
Author(s): Gail Javitt; Kathy Hudson
Research Area: Health
Keywords: Personalized medicine; Genetic testing
Coverage: United States
Now, when personalized medicine is in its infancy, is the time to make sure that it will be raised in a system that ensures that the tests used to guide therapeutic decisions are reliable and relevant and are performed by laboratories whose proficiency has been rigorously and meaningfully assessed.