Erratum to: Incidental findings of uncertain significance: To know or not to know – that is not the question
© The Author(s). 2016
Received: 13 May 2016
Accepted: 21 June 2016
Published: 23 June 2016
Following publication of the original article in BMC Medical Ethics , it was brought to my attention that the following sentences are incorrect:
“Moreover, genetics professionals appear to think that to know is better than not to know  even when the information is actionable .” This sentence should read: Moreover, genetics professionals appear to think that to know is better than not to know  even when the information is not actionable .
“Let me therefore now turn to arguments for a right to know before summarizing the arguments in Table 1.”
This sentence should read: Let me therefore now turn to arguments for a right not to know before summarizing the arguments in Table 1.
I apologise for the inconvenience this may have caused.
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