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SOURCES 1- ETHICS OF MINORS AND GENETIC TESTING Primary care providers’ willingness to recommend BRCA1/2 testing to adolescents Subject: clinical practice guidelines discourage pediatric genetic testing for BRCA1/2 mutations because of the lack of timely medical benefit and psychosocial risk. Yet high risk families approach primary care providers (PCP) about testing adolescents. – Article about how willing PCP’s are to genetic testing; some may be inclined to recommend testing to high risk families Link: http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?sid=5cb748f2-32da-4729-93ff- 82d987c8a76b Brief assessment of parents’ attitudes towards testing minor children BRCA1/2 testing attitudes scale Subject: BRCA1/2 testing not recommended for minor children due to lack of immediate medical benefit and potential psychological risk. Yet mother’s are interested in learning child’s risk, raising a host of bioethical concerns. No reliable or valid tool exists to gauge parents’ interest in such testing. Aim of this study was to develop a new testing scale for use in genetic research
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