Genetic testing: Do cancer care nurses have a role?
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-06, 02:01 authored by Violeta LopezVioleta Lopez
The field of genetics and genomics and the use of genomic technology in particular are rapidly expanding worldwide in clinical practice and research. Genetic testing is used as a screening and preventive strategy which provides targeted treatments so that patients’ lives can be improved.[1,2] There are two types of genetic testing. Both presymptomatic and predictive genetic testing are performed on a person who has a family history of a mutation disorder but has no specific disorders at the time of testing.
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