Awareness of genetic testing is low, a new study finds. But an interactive website can help newly diagnosed patients make informed decisions about the practice.
Jessica Webster Sendra
Jessica Webster Sendra writes for The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, coordinating social media and media relations while telling the stories of doctors, patients and researchers. Jessica worked in public radio for 25 years. Prior to joining Michigan Medicine in 2017, she spent seven years as a print and digital journalist.
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