ONCAlert | 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Getting Genetic Testing to Those Who Need It

Julie Nangia, MD
Published Online: 11:16 AM, Thu December 7, 2017

Julie Nangia, MD, assistant professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, discusses getting genetic testing for patients. While the NCCN has guidelines of who should be tested, it may also be possible for physicians to write a letter of medical necessity for other people, such as Ashkenazi Jewish women, who have higher rates of BRCA mutations.

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