Genetic Counselors and You Webinar Series: Rare Diseases

Genetic Counselors and You Webinar Series: Rare Diseases

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has introduced a new webinar series, “Genetic Counselors and You” hosted by genetic counselors from a variety of fields. Webinars are live and the recording can be accessed later if you miss the streaming. Registration...

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Jackson Lab's Forum on Healthcare Innovation

Jackson Lab's Forum on Healthcare Innovation

“The Forum on Healthcare Innovation: Technology and the Future of Healthcare Delivery” was hosted by Jackson Laboratories in Farmington, CT on the UCONN Health campus on October 25-26, 2017. The conference was full of healthcare innovators and professionals and...

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Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 11

Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 11

This is the eleventh installment in our series, “Trailblazing Genetic Counselors,” in which we highlight genetic counselors who are pioneers in the field. Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of...

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My Gene Counsel, a Top Twitter #BRCA Contributor

My Gene Counsel, a Top Twitter #BRCA Contributor

In the Social Media + Society Journal article, Twitter and Non-Elites: Interpreting Power Dynamics in the Life Story of the (#)BRCA Twitter Stream, author Stefania Vicari explores how individual patient advocates are having a larger impact on the BRCA Twitter...

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To Have or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

To Have or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

We asked previvors in the community: what would you like to say to the person on the fence about whether or not to have genetic testing? Here's the advice they offer! Photo Credit: Laura Rice It's not painful. You'll get so much out of it (the answer). You're strong...

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What You Need To Know About New NCCN Guideline Updates

What You Need To Know About New NCCN Guideline Updates

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides guidelines to help determine who should have genetic testing for hereditary cancers and how individuals should be followed after testing. They recently published updates to these guidelines that we’ve...

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