Genomic tests in population-based screening programs – position statement

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Genomic tests in population-based screening programs – position statement

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Publication date: 
28 April 2020
Publication type: 
Strategy or framework
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

The Standing Committee on Screening recommends that any proposal to use genomic testing in a current or new population-based screening program must comply with the Population-based Screening Framework and World Health Organization principles of early disease detection.

The statement also outlines the important issues relating to genomic testing that need to be considered.