Women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer may consider genetic testing, but the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) encourages consumers to meet with a genetic counselor before undergoing genetic testing
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recognizes that the unique potential of stem cell therapy to treat human disease and injury can be realized only through research on a diverse array of stem cell lines drawn from multiple sources, including embryonic, cord blood, and adult cells
Studies Published in Special Edition of Journal of Genetic Counseling Suggest DTC Genetic Testing Has a Long Way to Go. Companies that offer direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests are far more likely to trumpet the benefits of the tests than reveal their risks or limitations, according to a content
As complicated and sometimes frightening genetic information becomes increasingly available to patients, there is a growing movement to license genetic counselors, the experts in helping patients understand and use genetic information.
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) believes that no individual should be discriminated against on the basis of genetic information obtained from tests or family history. NSGC supports the protections of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which safeguards