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Genetic tests for cancer treatment to be covered by health insurance in Japan

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So, this is a data collection operation that won’t be able to cure existing patients but those in the future....

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So, this is a data collection operation that won’t be able to cure existing patients but those in the future

No, it is clear this means the genetic testing is mainly used to properly diagnose existing patients that are being treated without responding properly, hopefully finding better options. The data collection is an extra that the ministry is asking the hospital to provide as long as the patients are ok with it.

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