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Genetests list of genetics professionals
The National Center for Biotechnology Information, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, maintains a database of clinics that offer genetic counseling and genetic testing services.

FAQs About Genetic Counselors
A brief article published by the National Society of Genetic Counselors

Genetic Nursing Credentialling Commission
GNCC offers a credentialling program for nurses that receive advance training in genetics. They list credentialed nurses by state on their website.

Cancer Genetics Services Directory
This database is produced and maintained by the National Cancer Institute. To find cancer genetics professionals who specialize in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, choose one or both of the BRCA options in the form's "Family Cancer Syndrome" selection list. You can limit your search by city, state, or country (U.S. and Canada only).

Informed Medical Decisions
This company provides full telephone genetic counseling by board-certified genetic counselors.

National Cancer Institute PDQ
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has information on cancer genetics that is regularly updated. Included in the PDQ is a table that outlines the strengths and weaknesses of different breast cancer risk assessment models

National Society of Genetic Counselors Lookup Tool
Search for certified genetic counselors by specialty, city and state.

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