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Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Genomics in Clinical Practice: Expanding Access to Genetic Services Part 3 of 3



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The majority of genetic counselors in the US do not focus on patients with cancer.
Editor's Note:
This is the third part of a three-part series on Medscape Oncology designed to update and familiarize practicing oncologists with the most important issues in multiplex and genomic testing.

 "There are good evidence-based guidelines for these five groups of individuals," said Dr Kauff. "This is the low-hanging fruit of the NCCN guidelines." The problem is that there are not enough genetic counselors to see these patients.













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