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- Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Screening
Oct 11, 2016 08:00 AM
Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Screening
The National Society of Genetic Counselors supports prenatal cell-free DNA (cfDNA) screening, also known as NIPT or NIPS,* as an option for pregnant patients. Because cfDNA screening cannot definitively diagnose or rule out genetic conditions, qualified providers sh...
- Family Health History
Oct 29, 2015 03:15 PM
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recommends the joint collection of a family health history (FHH) by patients and their healthcare providers in the course of routine and specialty medical care....
- Human Gene Patenting
Jul 15, 2015 10:25 AM
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) supports the U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling in Association for Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics, Inc. which states that while synthetic complementary DNA is patent eligible, naturally occurring human DNA sequences may not be patented. NSG...
- Direct Access to Genetic Testing
Jun 19, 2015 07:45 AM
DIRECT ACCESS TO GENETIC TESTING: The National Society of Genetic Counselors believes that people interested in at-home DNA testing (also known as direct-to-consumer, DTC, or online genetic testing) have a right to make an independent, informed decision about whether to pursue this form of testing....
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