ICARE Social Media Post November 2023

Piloting a Spanish-Language Web-Based Tool for Hereditary Cancer Genetic Testing

Language barriers should never prevent people from accessing essential information in the field of healthcare. To fill the gap caused by the lack of Spanish-speaking genetic counselors, our team developed a web-based genetic education tool 🧬

A study among 41 Spanish-speaking found that viewing the tool significantly increased knowledge and feeling informed and empowered to decide about whether to have genetic testing. Learn more at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37754521/

Reference: Cragun D, et al. Curr Oncol. 2023;30(9):8352-8362. PMID: 37754521.

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