Sequencing the human genome was just the beginning—now that the findings from that landmark effort are widely available, scientists are working to put that data to work to understand the genetic causes of many diseases, including cancer, by using the latest sequencing techniques.
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In 1993, the National Cancer Institute launched one of the largest cancer screening trials ever planned in the United States, in an effort to answer the question of screening efficacy in four cancers: prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian. Ten centers across the country ultimately accrued more than 150,000 men and women for this study. Nineteen years after it began, PLCO has now released the trial’s final major outcome finding, for colorectal cancer.