The Future of Direct-to-Consumer Clinical Genetic Tests
Frueh, Felix W
Greely, Henry T
Green, Robert C
Nature reviews. Genetics 2011 June 1; 12(7): 511-5
In light of the meeting of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2011 to discuss the regulation of clinical direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests, we have invited five experts to consider the best means of overseeing the ordering and interpretation of these tests. Should these tests be regulated? If so, who, if anyone, should communicate results to consumers?
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