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Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

There are laws that protect the rights of people with an inherited mutation or hereditary cancer.

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Public awareness of genetic nondiscrimination laws in four states and perceived importance of life insurance protections.
Parkman AA1, Foland J, Anderson B, Duquette D, Sobotka H, Lynn M, Nottingham S, Dotson WD, Kolor K, Cox SL. Journal of Genetic Counseling, June 2015, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 512-521.

Consumer awareness and attitudes about insurance discrimination post enactment of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Allain DC, Friedman S, Senter L. Fam Cancer. 2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]

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