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Genetics and Genomics

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Genetic Counseling and Testing

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Genetic counselors act as patient advocates as well as a genetic resource to physicians. Genetic counselors provide information and support to families who may be at risk for a variety of inherited conditions.

Which of the following is a role played by genetic counselors?

A

Genetic counselors are primarily involved in the diagnosis of disease.

B

Genetic counselors determine appropriate treatment for a specific disease or condition.

C

Genetic counselors review available genetic testing options and discuss with the family.

D

Genetic counselors seek out potential non-familial contacts of patients to identify potentials for disease transmission.