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Supreme Court gene patent decision could affect every patient

| | April 16, 2013

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The legal question at the heart of the US Supreme Court’s debate over the patenting of human genes has practical ramifications that could ripple into the lives of every American — not just women at risk for rare breast cancer.

What the high court decides could affect who will conduct your medical tests, how those tests are interpreted, how and how fast drugs can be developed — and what your doctor can tell you about your health, experts say.

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