Judith L Benkendorf

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BACKGROUND In response to the isolation of the BRCA1 gene, a breast-ovarian cancer-susceptibility gene, biotechnology companies are already marketing genetic tests to health care providers and to the public. Initial studies indicate interest in BRCA1 testing in the general public and in populations at high risk. However, the optimal strategies for educating(More)
DISCLAIMER This statement is designed primarily as an educational resource for clinicians to help them provide quality medical services. Adherence to this statement is completely voluntary and does not necessarily assure a successful medical outcome. This statement should not be considered inclusive of all proper procedures and tests or exclusive of other(More)
Rose Grobstein, a pioneer and " founding mother " in the field of genetic counseling died in December 2011 at the age of 94. Genetic counselors continue to benefit from her many contributions to the field, but several of us who had the pleasure to know Rose and work with her want to share our memories. Rose graduated with a B.A. from UCLA in 1938 and two(More)
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