NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A case study of a 38-year-old woman referred for genetic counseling due to a family history of breast cancer illustrates the benefits of screening multiple genes when estimating cancer risk.

Researchers from the Center for Genomic Medicine at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark described the case in a study published online last month in Familial Cancer.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.