European Clinical Geneticists Wary of DTC Testing | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Clinical geneticists in Europe are concerned about the use of direct-to-consumer genetic tests by consumers who have not had in-person discussions with doctors or genetic counselors about these tests, according to a study published in Genome Medicine. The geneticists are particularly worried about when the results are related to serious or actionable health conditions.

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