G brca1 and brca2 targeted therapies guidelines for

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Unformatted text preview: kle cell disease in African Americans – Screening program in 1970s was misunderstood and poorly conducted Prenatal Diagnosis • Only remedy may be abortion • Down syndrome • Anencephaly and spina bifida Genomic Medicine • • • • • Human Genome Project Many potential benefits Many ethical dilemmas Cancer genes: e.g., BRCA1 and BRCA2 Targeted therapies Guidelines for Genetic Screening • Newborn screening only when benefits the newborn, when can confirm diagnosis, and when treatment and follow- up are available for infants • Carrier iden...
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