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Table 1 Protocols for returning genetic results

From: Disclosing genetic research results: experiences of the Colon Cancer Family Registry

Steps in the protocol Ontario Mayo Australasia Hawaii
When do sites inform participants that genetic results may be available At enrolment At enrolment At enrolment When results available
Who provides counseling (Genetic Counselor = GC) GC shared by study and hospital MD or GC government-funded GC service GC employed by study
Number of sessions 2 2 2 2
Mode of delivery of genetic results In person Telephone & mail In person In person