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Genetic education and practice considerations of non-genetic providers
Departments of Medical Oncology, Cancer Biology and Urology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Oct  2019 (Vol.  26, Issue  52, Pages( 44 - 45)
PMID: 31629430


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  • Germline testing for inherited prostate cancer is revolutionizing prostate cancer treatment for advanced and metastatic disease and is beginning to inform management for early-stage disease as well as prostate cancer screening discussions. Increasingly, non-genetic providers are performing genetic testing in their practices, necessitating focused efforts to address genetic education and working knowledge of genetic testing for responsible delivery of testing to men with or at risk for prostate cancer.