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How trove of genetic data can yield individualized medicine

Clip: 01/08/2020 | 9m 25s Video has closed captioning.

Individualized medicine, in which treatments are customized based on a patient’s unique DNA, is a rising field. Along with an ever-expanding genetic database, it offers tantalizing promise for solving some of medicine's most daunting challenges. But individualized medicine also carries with it questions and risks -- both moral and medical. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.

Aired: 01/08/20

Rating: NR

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