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    Research news: Genetic Counseling for Cancer Often Costs Patients Nothing. (Medscape Oncology)

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    Commentary:

    Patchwork Cancer Predisposition.

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    News: Tennis Star Chris Evert Teaches Us That Genetic Testing Is a Lifetime Match. (My Gene Counsel)

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    Blog post: Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: BRCA1-Positive Breast Cancer Patient Told She’s Negative. (My Gene Counsel)

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    Commentary: The right not to know when not knowing is dangerous. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

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    Research news: Fanconi Anemia: Genetic Counseling Research (Perspectives in Genetic Counseling)

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