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Genetic Research

Genetic Research
November 25, 2019

Uptake of Pre- and Post-Test Genetic Counseling for Individuals Undergoing Consumer-Directed Genetic Testing

November 2019 By Weissman SM, Bailey J, Fan A, Fine CA, Gordon ES, Jordan E, LeLuyer B, Meyers L, Rope A, Shabazz H, Swope B, and Bleyl SB Consumer-directed genetic testing (CD-GT) continues to grow in popularity, evidenced by the increasing number of tests entering the genetic testing market and…
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Genetic ResearchCancer Genetics
October 17, 2019

Uptake of Services Among Patients Referred for Hereditary Cancer Genetic Counseling

By Gordon, ES, Fine CA, Swope B, Meyers L, Weissman SM, Bailey J, Fan A, Jordan E, LeLuyer B, Rope AF, Shabazz H, and Bleyl SB Recent studies have found that despite clear guidelines, patients are under referred for genetic counseling for hereditary cancer risks (Childrers et al 2017). However…
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Genetic ResearchProactive Health
November 1, 2018

Experience with Healthy Individuals Pursuing Genomic Screening

November 2018 Advances in genome sequencing have allowed the public to pursue rapid, more available, and less costly genetic testing options. ‘Genetic wellness” has become more popular and proactive genomic screening is increasingly being explored by healthy individuals in order to reveal genetic insights into medically actionable outcomes. As a nationwide…
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