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Financial Challenges in the Fight for Independent Genetic Counseling Services

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Direct-to-Consumer is Direct-to-Chaos for Rare Disease Families
Silhouettes of 44 people encircle the text, “Updated 23andMe test still misses moist people with BRCA1/2 hereditary cancer risks”. About 1 in 4 of the people are colored in red and the rest are colored in pink. The pink silhouette is intended to represent people who carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 pathogenic variant that would be missed by the 23andMe test.
The Value of Knowledge and the Cost of False Reassurance: Understanding the Updates to 23andMe’s BRCA Genetic Testing
Image description: cartoon of an individual with a large mustache, a top hat, and cape standing behind a brown and red booth holding test tubes in front of a crowd of stick fingers. The booth has a banner reading "DTC snake oil" at the top and signs that read "Tests 100% of the DNA!", "Test your infant for ALL health conditions!," and "Holiday sale today!" A white speech bubble reads "Step right up! We are the ONLY ones who can give you ALL the answers!"
Direct-to-Consumer is Direct-to-Chaos for Rare Disease Families
Silhouettes of 44 people encircle the text, “Updated 23andMe test still misses moist people with BRCA1/2 hereditary cancer risks”. About 1 in 4 of the people are colored in red and the rest are colored in pink. The pink silhouette is intended to represent people who carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 pathogenic variant that would be missed by the 23andMe test.
The Value of Knowledge and the Cost of False Reassurance: Understanding the Updates to 23andMe’s BRCA Genetic Testing

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What’s in a (Noninvasive) Name?

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A note of reflection and gratitude as we close out another year at GSF

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At-Home Genetic Testing for the Holidays: Think Before You Gift

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GSF Extends Reach Thanks to the Gibbs Family Foundation

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The Diagnosis Moment

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Polygenic Embryo Screening: Genetic Counseling Perspectives and Commercial Incentives

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Hereditary Risks for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

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What Does A Genetic Counselor Do, Anyway?

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Alex Trebek and Pancreatic Cancer: How Jeopardy! is Making a Difference

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The Changing Landscape of Genetic Counseling

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Think Before You Spit: A Guide to Understanding At-Home DNA Testing Kits

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Autism and Genetics: What are the Odds?