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Caroline Gold and Dr. Jessica Spencer discuss genetic screening

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THE US FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION IS STEPPING UP EFFORTS TO ENSURE THE RELIABILITY OF CERTAIN DIAGNOSTIC TESTS.  THIS IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT TO THOUSANDS UNDERGOING GENETIC TESTING EVERY YEAR. THERE’S ALSO MOVEMENT TOWARDS INCREASED TESTING TO HELP FIGHT THE GENETIC DISEASES IMPACTING AMERICANS.  JOINING US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THOSE INITIATIVES ARE DR. JESSICA SPENCER AND CAROLINE GOLD – WHOSE DAUGHTER SUFFERS FROM A RARE GENETIC DISEASE.

 

 

SUGGESTED QUESTIONS:

 

  1. DOCTOR – WHAT EXACTLY IS GENETIC TESTING AND WHAT INFORMATION CAN IT PROVIDE?
  2. CAROLINE- TELL US ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH GENETIC TESTING.
  3. DOCTOR – WHAT ARE SOME OF THE NEW INITIATIVES BEING OFFERED IN THE AREA OF GENETIC TESTING?
  4. CAROLINE – WHAT IS THE PROGNOSIS FOR YOUR DAUGHTER AND WHAT IS THE MESSAGE YOU’D LIKE TO GET OUT TO OTHER PARENTS AND THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL?

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