Table 11 Breakdown of genome targets of the 100,000 Genomes Project
Cases (affected patients)Genomes sequenced per caseTotal genomes sequenced
CancerApproximately 25000TumourApproximately 50000
Blood
Rare diseaseApproximately 17000PatientApproximately 50000
Mother*
Father*
TotalApproximately 42000Approximately 100000
  • * In a few cases, it may be another close relative.