This quiz reviews some of the major takeaways from the February 2019 article, New tools for counseling on prenatal genetic testing.
Guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) list seven criteria for genetic testing in women with breast cancer.
As simplified and streamlined BRCA1/2 testing becomes more available, a new study examined whether patients prefer this method of counseling.
A decision aid for aneuploidy screening and testing could provide women with knowledge comparable to genetic counseling alone, according to new research.
These 11 statements to guide decision-making with patients can help patients fully consider their values and preferences in regard to prenatal testing.
Almost 25% of women with breast cancer have a family history of the disease and, those who do have a higher risk of developing cancer.
Obstetricians need to have a strategy to provide basic pretest education and counseling to their pregnant patients.
In a busy obstetrical practice, use of a family history questionnaire or checklist is usually the most practical means of assessment.
Screening based solely on family history isn't sufficient enough, so new research suggests incorporating these additional tests into your screening practices.
New research illustrates how a modified genetic counseling model can be completed in half the time of the traditional model but still be just as effective in reducing cancer-specific distress.