Would You Want To Know?
If a genetic test revealed you were at high risk for getting a disease, would want to know? A new study underway at Kaiser Permanente and the University of California San Francisco is coming closer to defining the genetic code for Parkinson’s, cancer, Alzheimer’s. For some, knowing they will eventually have a disease seems like a positive thing because it would allow you to actually live your life and not waste it, but others feel that it would put a dark cloud over their life. Would you would want to know?