Genetic Testing Unleashed: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Genetic Testing Unleashed: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

I’m a certified genetic counselor and I’ve witnessed the great benefits that can be realized with genetic testing. Genetic testing can help individuals and their clinicians determine if they are at higher risk to develop the cancer, cardiac disease, or other genetic...

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Genetic Testing: When Should You Consider Testing Beyond BRCA?

Genetic Testing: When Should You Consider Testing Beyond BRCA?

Ms. Matloff describes which patients are candidates for genetic testing, summarizes the types of hereditary cancer testing (gene vs panel) available for patient management and discusses the key personal and family history findings that determine which test is best for...

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Adoption And Sperm And Egg Donations Are No Longer Anonymous

Adoption And Sperm And Egg Donations Are No Longer Anonymous

For over a century parents had the option of placing a child for adoption anonymously – meaning that the child and adoptive family had little or no information about the biological parents, and few, if any, means to contact each other in the future.  But the advent of...

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