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NCI Cancer Genetics Services Directory

NCI’s Cancer Genetics Services Directory has been retired. Please refer to the links below for genetics resources that may be helpful. 

National Society of Genetic Counselors Directory
A directory of over 3,300 genetic counselors in the United States and Canada. 

Consumer Resources from NCI

Genetics and Cancer
Information about the role of genetics in cancer.

Biomarker Testing for Cancer Treatment
Information about the use of genomic tests that may have implications for cancer treatment.

Genetic Testing for Inherited Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes
A fact sheet about genetic testing for inherited cancer risk, including types of tests, who should consider testing, how to understand test results, and who has access to a person’s test results.

Health Professional Resources from NCI

PDQ® Cancer Genetics Information Summaries
A collection of evidence-based summaries written for health professionals about the genetics of inherited cancers and considerations related to cancer genetics risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for hereditary cancer predisposition.

NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms
A dictionary of more than 200 genetics-related terms written for health professionals. This resource was developed to support the PDQ cancer genetics information summaries.

Other Resources from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Genetics Home Reference (National Library of Medicine)
Information about the effects of genetic variation on human health.

Genetics and Rare Diseases Information Center (National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences)
Information about genetic and rare diseases in English and Spanish.

National Human Genome Research Institute
NIH’s institute devoted to advancing health through genome research. 

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