Clinical utility of a Web-enabled risk-assessment and clinical decision support program

Genetics in Medicine – Risk assessment based on the combination of personal and family health history is an effective and essential component of preventive health and is recommended by numerous medical organizations and guideline-making bodies. Examples of risk-management strategies predicated on risk assessment include breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), early (age <50 years) colon cancer screening, and BRCAgenetic testing.