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Topic: At-Home Genetic Tests Miss Many Mutations Linked to Cancer

Forum: Genetic Testing —

ATM, BARD1, BRCA1, BRCA2, BRIP1, CDH1, CHEK2, NBN, NF1, PALB2, PTEN, RAD51C, RAD51D, STK11, TP53, and mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, EPCAM)

Posted on: Jan 16, 2020 11:06AM

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At-Home Genetic Tests Miss Many Mutations Linked to Cancer, Especially in Ethnic Minorities
January 7, 2020

At-home genetic tests are giving many people false-negative results for genetic mutations linked to breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancer. For some ethnic minorities, the risk of missing a cancer-linked mutation could be as high as 100%. Read more...

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