DTC at ASHG

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing services took one of the many spotlights at this year's American Society of Human Genetics meeting held in Washington, DC Science Insider recaps a talk from the Cleveland Clinic's Charis Eng, in which the geneticist expressed worry that patients who take DTC cancer screens "could be falsely reassured of falsely alarmed." The New Scientist highlights the Genetics and Public Policy Center's David Kaufman's presentation, in which h

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