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How Much Does It Cost to Get Breast Cancer?

How Much Does It Cost to Get Breast Cancer?

In mid-March 2020, the United States was hit with the Covid-19 pandemic and, for many of us, the world shut down. While we were worried about washing our hands, wiping down our grocery purchases, and avoiding a deadly virus, 32-year-old Caitlin had something else on...

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Doc Tells Patient with Familial Risks to Get DTC Testing

Doc Tells Patient with Familial Risks to Get DTC Testing

A woman experiencing joint and mobility issues turned to holistic medicine after feeling that her regular doctors weren't adequately addressing her health problems. In recounting her health history to a new doctor, she also shared that she was concerned about her...

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Muddled Reporting, Interpretation of PALB2 VUS

Muddled Reporting, Interpretation of PALB2 VUS

A woman's physician ordered multi-gene panel testing due to her family history of cancer and told her that the lab had found two "errors" in the PALB2 gene. Compared to the general population, patients with a pathogenic variant in PALB2 have between a 20 percent and...

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Myotonic Dystrophy Signs Missed in Uterine Cancer Patient

Myotonic Dystrophy Signs Missed in Uterine Cancer Patient

An oncologist referred an endometrial cancer patient to a genetic counselor because she was diagnosed at a young age – before age 50. The patient had already undergone surgical treatment before the oncologist referred her to a genetic counselor. After taking a...

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Genetic Testing Errors Negatively Impact Therapeutic Decision Making

Top Errors in Genetic Testing

In today's episode we take a look at some of the significant challenges and errors we are seeing in the use of genetic and genomic testing, as they become mainstreamed into our clinical treatment protocols. Today we highlight the Top Errors in Genetic Testing and how...

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NSGC 2021 Poster Presentation Video

NSGC 2021 Poster Presentation Video

Exponential growth is occurring in clinical genomics. A patient found to have a pathogenic variant 10 years ago has likely lived through dozens of updates to risk estimates and management guidelines related to that diagnosis.

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Genetic Counseling Webinar September 2021

Genetic Counseling Webinar September 2021

Given the rapid and numerous developments in the field of genetics, there is a growing demand for genetic counselors in nearly every area of medicine, as well as a need for students that represent all of us. This includes people of color, men, members of the LGBTQIA+...

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