Genetic Testing: When Should You Consider Testing Beyond BRCA?

Genetic Testing: When Should You Consider Testing Beyond BRCA?

In this webinar, Ellen 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...

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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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