Friday, 24 May 2019

Consumers warned about genetic testing aimed at seniors – Clarksville Now

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) is joining other state and national regulators to warn consumers about reports of people claiming to represent genetic testing firms who are visiting senior living communities, assisted living facilities and senior centers to swab seniors’ cheeks purportedly to collect genetic material in order to screen for cancer or other life-threatening diseases.