"You're one of us now": young people describe their experiences of predictive genetic testing for Huntington disease (HD) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
Duncan, Rony E.
Rogers, John G.
Delatycki, Martin B.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part C, Seminars in Medical Genetics 2008 February 15; 148C(1): 47-55
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