Building Trust and Giving Voice to the Patient's WishesSeptember 23rd 2014
Linda told me the too often heard story of a routine chest x-ray before surgery, and suddenly, the anxiety over having a gallbladder removed was overshadowed by the news that the x-ray revealed a large lung mass.
Is it Time to Think Outside the Box?: New Approaches to Genetics ServicesAugust 28th 2014
The demand for genetic services has never been greater. Vast advances in genetic technology, Angelina Jolie's disclosure that she is a BRCA mutation carrier, and the Supreme Court ruling on gene patents have hurled genetic services into the mainstream. Since the Supreme Court ruling last year, the cost of germline (hereditary) genetic testing has plummeted and now includes panels of genes.