R&D Accomplishments Proposals concerning the information transmission process in genomic medicine

2020.7.6R&D Accomplishments

Outline:

The results of “Study concerning the establishment of a system for appropriate disclosure of genomic information in clinical situations” led by Shinji Kosugi, Department of Medical Ethics/Medical Genetics, Kyoto University School of Public Health.

The key results of research are as follows:

Precautions and explanations regarding comprehensive genetic analysis by next-generation sequencing performed as medical practice were summarized and proposed regarding comprehensive tumor genomic profiling test and comprehensive germline genetic tests, especially measures for secondary findings. In addition to active discussions at group meetings, opinions were widely collected from genetic and cancer-related societies. After multiple revisions, the following proposals were made in January 2020 on the information transmission process in genomic medicine.

Proposals

Last updated 2020.7.6