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Cancer genetic counseling empowers individuals to make informed choices about their health
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Connecting cancer genetic counselors in Georgia and the Southeast
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Learn more about cancer genetic counseling and hereditary cancer syndromes
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Georgia Cancer Genetics Network

Supporting professional and personal education about hereditary cancer among individuals in Georgia


Genetic Counseling Licensure

To date, 20 states have passed legislation requiring licensure for genetic counselors practicing in their state.  Georgia is not one of these.  Licensure is an important step towards ensuring high quality genetic services and protecting the public from harm.  The Georgia Association of Genetic Counselors (GAGC) strongly supports efforts to enact licensure in Georgia, and is working with a lobbyist to introduce a bill to the state legislature in the near future.  Learn more by visiting


The GCGN Annual Conference is held every fall. Please email us to learn about the 2020 Conference