Benefits of Genetic Services

Genetic Services within Ontario may have the following benefits for an individual and/or family member:

May provide a greater understanding of genetic conditions present in an individual/and or family member
May open doors to pursue genetic screening and/or genetic testing for specific hereditary conditions
May help to confirm/rule out a clinical genetic diagnosis
May enhance the management of a genetic condition within the individual or family
May provide coping skills for dealing with a personal or family history of a genetic condition
May provide links to support groups of patients and families dealing with the same disorders
May provide state of the art management guidelines for different genetic conditions

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August 24, 2006