Genetic and Genomic Tests: What’s the Difference?

Genetic and Genomic Tests: What’s the Difference?

Brian Wojciechowski, MD, explains the differences between genetic testing and genomic testing.
Jun 2, 2022

If you’ve been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, your doctor may have talked to you about genomic testing. You also may have heard about genetic testing. The names sound similar, but the tests are very different.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • how the tests are used and how they’re done

  • for whom the tests are recommended

  • how the tests are different

  • how he talks to his patients about the tests

About the guest
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Brian Wojciechowski, MD

Dr. Wojo is a medical oncologist outside of Philadelphia, PA, with Crozer Health. His research has been presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, and he is a speaker on medical ethics and the biology of cancer. Dr. Wojo sees cancer as a scientifically complex disease with psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions.

— Last updated on August 24, 2022, 10:24 PM

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