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Table 1. Distribution of cancer targets for Category I genetic tests

Cancer # of tests % of total
Breast 12 24%
Prostate 10 15%
Lung 10 15%
Colorectal 10 18%
Pancreas 0 0%
Ovarian 4 6%
Esophagus 0 0%
Liver 1 1%
Lymphoma 0 0%
Leukemia 2 3%
Other 12 19%
Total indications *61 100%

* Total # of indications may be greater than total # of tests in the database because some tests may have multiple indications.

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