At-Home Cancer Screening Approval Worries Experts

At-Home Cancer Screening Approval Worries Experts

Finding out your ethnic makeup from a little saliva. That’s how 23andMe promises to tell you about your heritage. And now the FDA has approved the first prescription-free genetic testing for hereditary mutations linked to several common cancers.

But experts worry about how much information the test is not able to provide. Read more on why patients are being advised to consult with their doctor, even if the at-home test comes back negative.