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Works with healthcare providers, blood cancer patients and family members to assist in understanding and utilization of appropriate genetic tests and genomic profiling tests (hereafter referred to as ‘genetics or genetic’). Utilizes specialized knowledge and understanding of genetics/genomics, hematologic malignancies and nursing assessment skills to determine qualification for specific testing panels. Educates patients and family about their diagnosis and the application of testing results to guide diagnosis, prognosis and treatment decisions. Supports patients and family through treatment decisions, including decisions to end treatment with curative intent. In addition to genetics responsibilities, collaborates with LLS Clinical Trial Nurse Navigators and Information Specialists to provide education and clinical trial support services to patients and family. Serves as primary resource to Clinical Trial Nurse Navigators and Information Specialists for guidance around all aspects of genetic/genomic testing and interpretation.
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