Family First: Family History Better at Predicting Disease Risk Than Screening

The widely held belief that you can always rely on family may be especially true when it comes to your risk for certain diseases, new research shows. Researchers led by Dr. Charis Eng, chairman and founding director of the Genomic Medicine Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, found that a thorough family history better predicted the risk for developing certain cancers than genomic screening did. "Evaluation of family health history still remains to be the gold standard in personal disease risk...Full Story
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