A duty to recontact in genetics: context matters

Nature Reviews Genetics
Volume 20 Issue 7, July 2019


Comment | 01 April 2019
A duty to recontact in genetics: context matters
The clinical application of genomic technologies is driving new discoveries that may be relevant to individuals who have previously undergone genetic testing. This Comment highlights the need for a framework to decide whether to recontact patients and inform them of new genetic findings.
Noor A. A. Giesbertz, Wim H. van Harten & Annelien L. Bredenoord