VCU Health: Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk–Good or Bad?

When:
July 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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2018-07-19T18:30:00-04:00
Where:
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Kelly Education Center
1800 Lakeside Ave
Henrico, VA 23228
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
(804) 628-0041

From VCU Health: “Today genetic testing is not limited to the doctor’s office. Direct-to-consumer genetic testing can screen for cancer risk in the privacy of your home. Are results useful for health decisions? Can they give reliable information about your risk for cancer and personalize your prevention? Join Dr. John Quillin, a genetic counselor at VCU Massey Cancer Center, as he discusses the benefits and risks of this type of testing.”