Universal BRCA Testing ‘Would Break the Bank’

Universal BRCA Testing ‘Would Break the Bank’
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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