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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.
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
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) encourages the sharing of de-identified clinical and genetic information acquired by clinicians and laboratories from individuals undergoing clinical genetic or genomic testing. This includes evidence supporting gene-disease associations, relevant fe
While some state laws ban marriages between cousins, such marriages are accepted and common in some parts of the world, says genetic counselor Robin Bennett, MS, Co-Director of the Genetic Medicine Clinics at the University of Washington School of Medicine...