genetic counselling


Providing education and help for people and families who have or are at risk for a genetic disease.

A genetic counsellor is a healthcare professional who helps people to understand the personal and scientific aspects of genetics, clarify genetic risk assessment and present information and available options to help people make informed decisions.

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