Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Workplace Genetic Testing Isn’t Just Unethical, It’s Scientifically Unsound; Huffington Post, March 14, 2017

Erin Schumaker, Huffington Post; 

Workplace Genetic Testing Isn’t Just Unethical, It’s Scientifically Unsound


"The dangers of inaccurate genetic testing

Genetics is based on probabilities, not certainties. So, although a test may find that you have an increased risk of breast cancer, to use one example, that does not mean you are certain to get the disease. 
“It may push people into seeking out untested treatments or treatments that they really don’t need because they come from a low-risk family,” Ross said. “It’s not good medical practice.”"

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