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A case series in partnership with My Gene Counsel to highlight the challenges genetics professionals and oncologists are grappling with as genetic testing is increasingly used in patient care. 

The Cancer Journal documented 25 cases where inappropriate tests were ordered, variants were interpreted incorrectly, and wrong results were reported to patients. 

Healthcare providers continue to worry about the impact of 23andMe's health risk reports but there is also growing acceptance of the DTC testing model.

Researchers led by MD Anderson’s Karen Lu want to know the most efficient genetic counseling strategy as more people are getting screened for cancer risk genes.