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Genetic counseling and oncology: proposed approaches for collaborative care delivery
University of Pennsylvania, Basser Center for BRCA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Oct  2019 (Vol.  26, Issue  52, Pages( 57 - 59)
PMID: 31629436


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  • Demand for cancer genetic counseling has grown rapidly in recent years as germline genomic information has integrated into cancer care. There are currently an insufficient number of genetic counselors (GC) to address genetic testing need through traditional pre- and post-test counseling. Alternative genetic counseling frameworks, discussed here, are under study to increase access to genetic testing while optimizing the skillsets of existent master’s-trained GCs.