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
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) supports the University of California,
Berkeley’s decision to alter their “Bring Your Genes to Cal” program by no longer sharing with students their individual genetic testing results but rather using them in an aggregated form to