Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System report that large-scale genomic sequencing may be widening racial disparities in cancer care. In one study involving 5,729 tumor samples, 660 were African-American, 173 were Asian and 149 were Hispanic, compared with 4,389 from white patients.

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