The process of genetic counseling serves to enhance the understanding of disease risk, so that informed decisions can be made with regards to genetic testing.  The involvement of a genetic counselor ensures that issues of personal adjustment to the results of genetic testing will be addressed.

More Information about Initial Assessment

Initial Assessment  This is the best place to start.

Service Level 1/ Initial Assessment is right for you if:

  • You are considering genetic testing and would like further information
  • You would like to discuss the results of your own genetic testing or that of relatives
  • You need information about which relatives are the best candidates for genetic testing, so that you can know where to begin
  • You need to find out whether it is necesary to obtain any medical records and which records may be important
  • You have questions about medical insurance coverage and authorization.  

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