Universal BRCA Testing ‘Would Break the Bank’

Universal BRCA Testing ‘Would Break the Bank’
Medscape
December 15, 2014

Universal testing would "break the bank," said Joy Larsen Haidle, MS, CGC, president-elect of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and a genetic counselor who specializes in hereditary cancers. "Not all patients who test positive for a mutation will choose to do the same thing," she said. "But broad-based screening makes it more difficult to help patients choose the best strategy.”

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