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Genetic counseling is guidance given by a health professional
(genetic counselor or medical geneticist) who is trained to help people
understand their risk of getting a disease related to genetics or of having a
child with an inherited (genetic) condition, such as sickle cell disease, cystic
fibrosis, or hemophilia.
Genetic counseling may involve:
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Siobhan M. Dolan, MD, MPH - Reproductive Genetics
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