It has become apparent over the last decade that the incidence of genetic predisposition to cancer in the childhood age range is substantial, and clinical application of this knowledge is increasingly becoming standard practice. The 2010 POGO Pre-Symposium Seminar – Cancer & Genetics: Impact on Family and Healthcare Professionals – examined the many psychosocial and ethical impacts of predictive genetic testing on parents, families and health care practitioners.
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