CURE Talks Cancer: Knowing Your Hereditary Risk

CURE Talks Cancer: Knowing Your Hereditary Risk

In 2010, history was made when a Congressional resolution was passed to declare the first ever National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week and National Previvor Day to raise awareness about hereditary cancer. Millions of people carry an inherited mutation or...

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The Evolving Role of Genetic Counselors in Precision Medicine

The Evolving Role of Genetic Counselors in Precision Medicine

In the second installment of PhenoTips Speaker Series, thought leader and decorated patient advocate Ellen Matloff discusses the evolving role genetic counselors play in precision medicine as genetic testing increases in frequency and accessibility. Genetic testing,...

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COVID Series: Genetic Counseling with Ellen Matloff

COVID Series: Genetic Counseling with Ellen Matloff

This Week in Health IT is a podcast dedicated to amplifying great thinking in order to propel healthcare forward. Hosted by Bill Russell, This Week in Health IT reviews relevant topics and features industry influencers that are implementing digital solutions in...

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Genetic Counseling: Past, Present, and Future

Genetic Counseling: Past, Present, and Future

Ellen Matloff spent the first part of her career in Genetic Counseling at the Yale School of Medicine, where she served as the Director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Program for 18 years. She was also one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Myriad Genetics,...

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Decoding the Genome Was Just the Beginning

Decoding the Genome Was Just the Beginning

Eighteen years ago, scientists decoded the human genome. But what was supposed to create an era of new cures didn't work out that way, at least not at first. In episode four of Prognosis, some of the most famous names in genetics explain why it took so long to go from...

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Ellen Matloff on Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing

Ellen Matloff on Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing

On This Episode We Discuss: Defining direct-to-consumer (DTC) testsTypes are available to consumersDifference between medical grade and DTC genetic testsAccuracy of DTC genetic testsWhat to know before choosing a DTC testExamples of when a DTC test may be more...

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