The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) believes that any request for genetic information from a workplace wellness program must be predicated on an evidence base that demonstrates improved health outcomes.
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) endorses the use of multi-gene panel tests when clinically warranted and appropriately applied. These tests can provide a comprehensive and efficient route to identifying the genetic causes of disease. Before ordering a multi-gene panel test, provi
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) encourages deferring predictive genetic testing of minors for adult-onset conditions when results will not impact childhood medical management or significantly benefit the child. Predictive testing should optimally be deferred until the individual h
The National Society of Genetic Counselors supports regulation of DNA testing for health-related conditions and hereditary diseases for clinical use. Any decision to regulate genetic testing should be patient-focused and should carefully consider the
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recognizes that new and emerging gene-editing techniques may be a means to prevent, ameliorate, or cure genetic disease. As such, the concerns about risk, or unacceptable uses of gene-editing technologies