Why Go Through a Genetic Counselor?
Stick with the experts! Genetic Counselors have developed a system to help patients navigate the process of genetic testing. There is constant change and new information in the cancer gene world. It’s important to speak with educated professionals to obtain the correct information. Genetic Counselors are the experts in cancer genetics so you can rest assured you are receiving the appropriate information.
Genetic Counselors help individuals make informed decisions about genetic testing and follow-up care. Meaning, they will help you with your next steps whether or not you decide to have genetic testing performed. If you decide to have genetic testing performed, Genetic Counselors are going to be your support team as well as your advocate for insurance and billing.