November 10, 1999

Computer-Based Genetic Counseling

Author Affiliations

Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthorStephenLurieMD, PhDIndividualAuthor


Copyright 1999 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1999

JAMA. 1999;282(18):1719-1720. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-18-jbk1110

To the Editor: As a researcher involved in the scientific evaluation of the Breast Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing CD-ROM by Drs Green and Fost,1 which was reviewed by Drs McGee and Malik,2 I am interested in helping to determine the value and particular uses of this tool. Will the CD-ROM be used to replace genetic counselors and will research be construed as justifying this practice?

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