Partners HealthCare is one of the first health care systems in the nation to offer whole genome sequencing to patients everywhere. Offered by the Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine's Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, genome sequencing looks at an individual’s complete DNA sequence with the goal of understanding a patient’s disease.

As the field advances and costs of genome sequencing decrease, industry analysts predict that the technology will become more widely available and affordable to help patients and their physicians personalize treatment options, ultimately saving time and money.

The Partners genome sequencing includes analysis, interpretation, and reporting back to physicians.

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