Mar 31, 2019
In this episode, we firstly
reflect on the counselling interventions and issues raised in
episode 2: family secrets. We then introduce a new case about
Paul*, his family and the issue of testing children for a genetic
condition for which there is no proven medical benefit in knowing.
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More information about topics
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Qualitative Investigation of Genetic Counselors’ Experiences of
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communicate BRCA1/BRCA2 genetic test results to the family.
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Family communication about
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- McClellan et al., (2013), Exploring resources
for intrafamilial communication of cancer genetic risk: we still
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- Vavolizza RD, et al. (2014), Disclosing genetic
information to family members about inherited cardiac arrhythmias:
an obligation or a choice? J Genet Couns, 24:608–615.
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