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Is there a right time to give consent for genetic testing?

| December 19, 2012
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For Chad Sapieha, the choice is clear. He knows his daughter has a 50-per-cent chance of carrying the genetic mutation associated with a rare form of stomach cancer – Mr. Sapieha has the mutation, and so did his mother, who ultimately died of the cancer – but testing seven-year-old Scarlett for it isn’t an option.

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