The Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer: Part 1

The Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer: Part 1

Last Updated November 2018 In recognition of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve compiled information about hereditary forms of pancreatic cancer. Photo Credit:  chamberlain.edu Pancreatic cancer is relatively uncommon, with a lifetime risk of ~1.5% for...

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Neuroendocrine Tumor Day: Spotlight Pheochromocytomas

Neuroendocrine Tumor Day: Spotlight Pheochromocytomas

Photo credit to MLobliner  via Flickr Pheochromocytomas are rare nervous system tumors that are usually benign and develop in the small glands that sit on top of the kidneys, called the adrenal glands.  Everyone has two adrenal glands that produce hormones that travel...

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My Gene Counsel a Semifinalist in UberPITCH Competition

My Gene Counsel a Semifinalist in UberPITCH Competition

A hundred and fifty women tech entrepreneurs (selected from more than 275 applications) pitched to investors in Ubers for seven minutes and received seven minutes of feedback. Thirty investors heard the pitches in five cities, including Providence, New Haven,...

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Free Genetics Educational Resources

Free Genetics Educational Resources

Updated 4/22/19 Want to learn more about genetics but not sure where to begin? Here are a few free, public resources to get you started, whether you are a middle school student or an adult simply curious about genetics. Everyone is a learner at heart, and many are...

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My Gene Counsel's UberPITCH

My Gene Counsel's UberPITCH

We are thrilled to be selected as a participant in UberPITCH! Update 11/1/16: We have been selected a semifinalist to compete in the pitch-off at The Stamford Innovation Center on November 16th! UberPITCH provides opportunities for entrepreneurs and self-starters by...

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Ellen Matloff Quoted in Health News Review

Ellen Matloff Quoted in Health News Review

Our President/CEO shares her genetic counseling expertise in a recent article, "Advocacy group anecdotes present one-sided picture of genetic testing for breast cancer," highlighting the point that patients who have Jewish ancestry warrant genetic testing and...

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