Genetic Counselors

Genetic counselors translate technical information about inherited health disorders into language that can be understood by the average person. They explain health disorders, the available options for testing for or treatment of these disorders, and the risks associated with each option. They also help patients come to terms with the emotional and psychological aspects of having an inherited disorder or disease.


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