The Importance of Genetic Counseling

STAT, August 2019 – Genetic testing is all the rage at the moment, but as Dorothy discovered, the tests can contain potentially devastating information about a person’s health. After she learned she had the BRCA 1 gene mutation through a 23andMe report, she now believes it is critical to have a support system, such as a doctor or nurse, to help walk you through the genetic testing journey.