Caution urged in choosing gene tests

Monday, May 5, 2008 - 16:42 in Health & Medicine

(AP) -- Everyone's genes spell out a risk for some disease, and a coming anti-discrimination law is about to give genetic testing a boost. But discrimination is just one hurdle. The bigger quandary: Doctors don't yet know how many of the genetic tests being pushed for dozens of conditions are truly useful - and how many are misleading at best.

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