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Making Sense of Your Genes: A Guide to Genetic Counselling

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Making Sense of Your Genes: A Guide to Genetic Counselling

Publisher: Genetic Alliance
ISBN-13: 9780982162200
Number of pages: 24

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The goal of genetic counseling is to help you learn more about the causes of genetic conditions and how they affect you. Genetic counselors can: Review your family and medical histories; Explain how genetic conditions are passed down through families; Figure out if you or your family members are at risk for disease; Find and give you information about genetic conditions; etc.

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