Personalized Risk Assessment/ Third Party Review
Personalized Risk Assessment/ Third Party Review
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This service is by contract with any laboratory, clinic or testing company that seeks to provide access to Genetic Counselors for independent risk assessent to its patients.  

Genetic Counseling Services will accept arrangement with laboratories, clinics, testing companies and other groups with which it has no other affiliations, contracts or relationships in the following categories:     
  • Cancer Risk Assessment and testing considerations
  • Neurogenetic Testing Review
  • Pediatric Testing Review 
  • This Service is also for individuals newly diagnosed with cancer,  Neurologic, Cardiac and other conditions.  Whether you or other family members have already had some genetic testing for the issue of concern or not, Personalized Risk Assessment can help with decisions about  genetic testing, future screening, surgery, medical management and general healthcare.  
  • Personalized Genetic Counseling is also appropriate for clients whose concerns fall within other broad categories of concern, which are undiagnosed, and which may require investigation before any testing is done.
  •  Both client and physician will receive a note with summary of discussion, outlining risk assessment information and professional guidelines.


Discussions with a genetic counselor as offered by Genetic Laboratories and Genetic Testing Companies serve to provide key information for the understanding of genetic testing, although pedigree intake and record review may be focused to the results of genetic testing.  Although laboratory license and permit and genetic counselor certification and licensure where applicable, do not permit the practice of medicine, genetic counselors can provide explanation and direction to physicians and authorized medical professionals for the interpretation of the results of genetic testing.  Genetic counselors, upon physician waiver and in collaboration with ordering clinicians, can provide counseling on genetic testing and the meaning of test results. Comprehensive genetic counseling may be available through physicians who can provide genetic counseling within the scope of their practices as they choose and through genetic counselors within the scope of their practice. Please note that patient management and genetic counseling surrounding on-going prenatal or any diagnostic testing is best handled by Physicians, Maternal/Fetal and Pediatric Genetics specialists,  in conjunction with clinical services where they are available and in collaboration with genetic counselors and other genetic specialists. 

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