Primary Care

Session # 408

Personalized genomic testing (PGT) reporting preferences among over 2,500 individuals and healthcare providers (HCPs): Healthy individuals deem medical risk factors as the most important reason to pursue genetic testing

  • Study to understand motivations, preferences for results and concerns about personalized genomic testing among 2,500 healthy individuals and HCPs
  • We found that > 47% of  healthy individuals are generally concerned about their health and interested in genomic testing.
  • 85% of healthy individuals ranked personal medical risks for disease (cancer, cardio, etc)  as the most important category of interest.
  • >90% of HCPs ranked carriers status and personal medical risks as the primary reasons for testing among their patients.

  • Authors: Layla Shahmirzadi Mowlavi; Sebastien Marcq; Stephany Tandy-Connor; Kelly Farwell Hagman; Melissa Para; Brigette Tippin Davis
  • Conference: American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
  • Date: Friday, Apr 13, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm

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