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    Podcast: GenePod—November: The potential impact of a PRS-based breast cancer risk assessment. (Genetics in Medicine)

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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Assist physicians with ordering testing?

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Dr. Narod's commentary on pre-test genetic counseling

    Utilization and Outcomes of BRCA Genetic Testing and Counseling in a National Commercially Insured Population: The ABOUT Study.

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    Blog post: Rates of Genetic Testing on the Rise While Utilization of Genetic Counseling Plummets (My Gene Counsel)

    Press: Most Women Get No Counseling After BRCA Testing (Medscape Oncology)

    Press: Study of Aetna-Insured Finds Lack of Pre-BRCA Test Counseling Despite Guidelines (GenomeWeb)

    Press: BRCA Testing, Genetic Counseling Utilization in the Community Setting (OncoTherapy Network)

    Press: Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study (MedlinePlus)

    Press: Too Few Get Counseling Before BRCA Gene Test (WEbMD / HealthDay News)

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    Press: Involving a genetic health care professional may improve quality, reduce unnecessary testing. (Science Daily)

    Press: Survey: Genetic Counseling Leads Some Patients to Cheaper BRCA Tests. (GenomeWeb)

    Blog post: Survey: Genetic Counseling Leads Some Patients to Cheaper BRCA Tests. (Yale Cancer Genetic Counseling)

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    Pretest genetic counseling informs patients with BRCA mutation.

    Press Release: Pre-Test Genetic Counseling Increases Cancer Knowledge for BRCA Patients (Moffitt Cancer Center)

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