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BioNews Comment articles written by Professor Anneke Lucassen and Dr Emy Lucassen:

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Letting family members know about genetic conditions; how and when?
10 January 2011 - by Professor Anneke Lucassen and Dr Emy Lucassen
Advances in genetic and genomic research mean that the identification of a genetic condition or a genetic susceptibility to disease is increasingly becoming a routine part of health care. Many more highly predictive genetic tests are available today than there were just a few years ago and for some conditions (for example, certain types of cancer or heart disease), there are proven surveillance or prevention strategies which can reduce morbidity or mortality... [Read More]