Faces of Genetic Counseling:  Nick Little

Faces of Genetic Counseling: Nick Little

Nick Little, MS In the blog series, "Faces of Genetic Counseling," we highlight genetic counselors who come from diverse backgrounds and serve as representatives and advocates within their field. We had the opportunity to speak with Nick Little, MS, a recent graduate...

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Faces of Genetic Counseling:  Nick Little

Faces of Genetic Counseling: Fatima Amir

Fatima Amir, MS, LCGC In the blog series, "Faces of Genetic Counseling," we highlight genetic counselors who come from diverse backgrounds and serve as representatives and advocates within their field. We had the opportunity to speak with Fatima Amir, MS, LCGC, a...

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A Friday Night Email From Your Genetic Counselor

A Friday Night Email From Your Genetic Counselor

Updated June 14, 2019 by Ellen Matloff When I originally published this article, I disclosed how much of an imprint this case left on me. Now, as we approach the 7-year anniversary of finally discovering the genetic mutation that plagued Nate's family, I decided to...

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Your Checklist for Ovarian Cancer Genetic Counseling

Your Checklist for Ovarian Cancer Genetic Counseling

Less than 3% of cancer in women is ovarian in nature, but ovarian cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most common type of ovarian cancer, accounting for 85-90% of ovarian cancers....

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Faces of Genetic Counseling:  Nick Little

My Gene Counsel Launches Faces of Genetic Counseling Series

Dear Colleagues, I left that National Society of Genetic Counselors national meeting last Fall with one central thought about the future of Genetic Counseling:  We must diversify. For many years the majority of genetic counselors have been young, white...

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Are You Living with an Undiagnosed Disease?

Are You Living with an Undiagnosed Disease?

Are you or a loved one living with an undiagnosed disease? You’re not alone: thousands of Americans—maybe more—go undiagnosed every year, and millions are living with rare diseases. It can take up to 5 years for someone living with a rare disease to get diagnosed, and...

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