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The decision to have genetic tests may involve consideration of ethical, legal, and religious issues.
If you are thinking about having genetic tests, be sure that you clearly understand
the implications of all possible test results before you make your decision about
Genetic counseling can help you explore the
implications of possible test results.
October 31, 2013
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Siobhan M. Dolan, MD, MPH - Reproductive Genetics
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