Hereditary Thyroid Cancer

Hereditary Thyroid Cancer

The endocrine system is the bodily system that regulates our metabolism, growth and development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, mood, and more. Glands that produce hormones and regulate these functions include: Pineal glandPituitary glandThyroidThymusAdrenal...
9 Myths About Men and Hereditary Cancer

9 Myths About Men and Hereditary Cancer

Last Updated May 30, 2019 True or false? Men don’t need genetic testing since only women can have a hereditary risk to develop cancer. Answer: FALSE. The notion that men cannot have hereditary cancer mutations that put them at increased risk to develop cancer is just...
An Interview with the Author of Mom’s Genes

An Interview with the Author of Mom’s Genes

Updated July 2020 My Gene Counsel CEO, Ellen Matloff, interviews Shannon Pulaski, author of Mom’s Genes: Empowering children to learn about their family’s health history. Shannon, you’ve written a children’s book called Mom’s Genes that...