Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancers

Dr. Arelis Martir-Negron, Medical Geneticist with Miami Cancer Institute, says in the future the majority of people will have genetic testing, even if they do not have family history, because they are curious and genetic testing is less expensive. Cristina Flanagan Duran, Genetics Counselor with Miami Cancer Institute, explains doctors want people to know exactly what they are getting into, that they are prepared to find out the results.

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