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Patients can now choose not to know their own DNA secrets
Dina Fine Maron
April 1, 2014

The national standard-setting group, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), rolled out an updated policy that will allow patients to completely opt out of recommended testing for genetic mutations that could indicate specific disease risks. Robert Green, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was a lead writer of the original ACMG recommendations.

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