Genetic testing for cancer risk doesn’t change consumer behavior, PGen Study finds

GenomeWeb |
December 2016

While there are a number of legitimate concerns regarding whether consumers misunderstand and consequently mismanage their health as a result of DTC genetic testing, all publications have shown there is no strong indication that DTC genetic testing has had a negative impact on consumers as found by Robert Green, director of the Genomes 2 People Research Program in the Division of Genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and co-principal investigator on the PGen study,