National Poll Shows Public Divided on Genetic Testing to Predict Risk

Genetic testing to predict the likelihood of developing a hereditary cancer can help save millions of lives each year. This year’s survey shows significant work is still needed to educate the public about the important role genetic testing plays in both prevention and treatment of cancer as evidenced by the low number of individuals who have undergone genetic testing. In addition, the survey uncovered widespread concerns about the impact genetic testing could have on insurability and employment.

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The Annual Huntsman Cancer Institute Survey

cancer poll