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Screening

Assessing a group of people to determine who among them is at particular risk of having or transmitting a disease or health problem. In the context of UK gamete donation, screening of gamete donors is legally required, in order to assess the risk presented by HIV and Hepatitis B and C. Additional tests may be required depending on the donor's circumstances, in accordance with current professional guidelines.

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Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters 19 February 2018 News
Blood test for eight common cancers offers promise 22 January 2018 News
Screening all women over 30 for BRCA could prevent 64,000 cancers 22 January 2018 News
The reflex DNA method is an improvement on current antenatal screening in the UK 27 November 2017 Comment
The reflex prenatal screening model seems like a step in the wrong direction 20 November 2017 Comment
BRCA screening could prevent 1000 cases of breast cancer a year 13 November 2017 News
FDA to streamline path for direct-to-consumer genetic testing 13 November 2017 News
New prenatal DNA test for Down's syndrome is more accurate and cheaper 13 November 2017 News
AI test could be first screening tool for ovarian cancer 6 November 2017 News
Offer all prospective parents genetic screening, says study 6 November 2017 News
Seventy-two new gene targets for breast cancer found 30 October 2017 News
CRISPR used to uncover new drug targets for cancer 2 October 2017 News
Book Review: How to Code a Human 18 September 2017 Review
What does consent mean for Generation Genome? 18 September 2017 Comment
Screen all chromosomes in prenatal embryo testing, says study 4 September 2017 News
Liquid DNA biopsies could be used for cancer screening 21 August 2017 News
South Asian social systems give insight into genetics 24 July 2017 News
What next for genomics? Providing answers, changing lives, transforming the NHS 10 July 2017 Comment
Lifetime cancer risk predicted for BRCA mutation carriers 26 June 2017 News
The craftsmanship of mimicking embryogenesis in a dish 13 March 2017 Comment
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