When is Genetic Testing Relevant?

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Genetic counselling is not used to predict all types of cancers. What circumstances would warrant genetic testing? Learn when it is relevant when treating a patient who has been diagnosed or has had a recurrence of cancer.


Portrait of Linda Cicciarelli
Linda Cicciarelli

Linda Cicciarelli is a genetic counsellor with 9 years’ experience working in cancer genetics at the Peter MacCallum and Monash Familial Cancer Centres.  Linda works in all areas of cancer genetics and has a special interest in treatment focused genetic assessments on newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. She is a regular presenter to post graduate nursing staff on incorporating cancer genetic assessments into clinical practice See Educator Profile

CPD21m of CPD
First Published29 March 2018
Updated29 March 2018
06 November 2020
Genomic Medicine
Preventative Health
Nursing Informatics
Child and Family Health
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