Genetic counseling among minority populations in the era of precision medicine

@article{Halbert2018GeneticCA,
  title={Genetic counseling among minority populations in the era of precision medicine},
  author={Chanita Hughes Halbert and Barbara W Harrison},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics},
  year={2018},
  volume={178},
  pages={68 - 74}
}
  • C. Halbert, B. Harrison
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics
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