Author | Sherry R. Boyar, MS

Articles

Ready, Fire, Aim: Addressing Issues Associated With Multigene Panel Testing for Cancer Susceptibility

September 15, 2016

Panel testing has important advantages but is being misused due to payer constraints and laboratory marketing pressures. Much testing is haphazard and results in utilization of limited genetic counseling resources in the discussion of variants of uncertain significance and low-penetrance gene mutations.