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Mr and Mrs Peterson

Mr and Mrs Peterson attend the genetics clinic to discuss Mrs Peterson's family history of cancer.

Mr and Mrs Peterson attend the genetics clinic to discuss Mrs Peterson’s family history of cancer.

Please note: Mr and Mrs Peterson are fictional characters invented for teaching purposes, and these clinical scenarios are designed to exemplify teaching points, rather than represent what would occur in the genetics clinic. Any resemblance to any real individuals is purely coincidental.

Talking point

What factors would impact on your decision when considering genetic testing?

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The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine

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