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March 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Third Party Raw DNA Interpretation Services: Stay in the know

By UCSFGeneticCounselor UCSFGeneticCounselor (@denadna)

Written by Genetic Counseling Student, Daiana Bucio. What are Third Party Raw DNA Interpretation (TPI) Services? Third Party Interpretation (TPI) services are online tools that analyze your raw DNA data reports from direct-to-consumer companies or genetic testing laboratories and provide you with a genetic health risk report. Most of their recent popularity has come from people who […]

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Tags: 23&me, 23andme, at home testing, direct to consumer, dna, DTC, genetic testing, prometheas, raw data

March 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment

When Apples and Oranges become Peas and Carrots: Two Very Different Kinds of Cancer Genetic Tests

By UCSFGeneticCounselor UCSFGeneticCounselor (@denadna)

Written by Julie S. Mak, MS, LCGC It’s an understatement to say there are a lot of genetic tests out there – more every day – and it can be dizzying to make sense of them. If you or someone close to you has cancer, the range of genetic tests you may encounter only gets bigger. […]

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Tags: genetic testing, germline, germline test, somatic, tumor, tumor test