Genetic Testing: Challenges and changes in testing for hereditary cancer syndromes

  title={Genetic Testing: Challenges and changes in testing for hereditary cancer syndromes},
  author={Elisabeth King and Suzanne M Mahon},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing},
BACKGROUND: The practice of genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes has changed dramatically in recent years, and patients often approach oncology nurses requesting information about genetic testing. OBJECTIVES: This article aims to explore changes in cancer genetics, the role of genetics professionals in providing comprehensive genetic care, and the implications of these new developments in genetics for oncology nurses. METHODS: A literature review was conducted and focused on articles… 

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