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Faces of Genetic Counseling: Fatima Amir

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Faces of Genetic Counseling: Fatima Amir

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 genetic counselor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, who works closely with adult cancer patients across…

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My Gene Counsel Positioned to Foster Responsible Return of Results, Per Recent ASHG and ACMG Guidelines

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand genetic counseling reports, responded to recent statements issued by the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) on the responsibility to recontact research participants and patients when new genetic findings emerge, by positioning its IT…

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My Gene Counsel and Ambry Genetics Join Forces to Bridge the Gap Between Direct-to-Consumer Testing and Medical-Grade Genetic Testing

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand genetic testing reports, today announced a partnership with Ambry Genetics to offer the first One-Stop Solution for direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic test results confirmed through medical-grade testing. They will also provide proper genetic counseling for consumers determined to be at high risk for hereditary forms of cancer.

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My Gene Counsel Expands Genetic Content One Month Into Launch

The digital genetic counseling solution expands its coverage of hereditary cancer content amid enthusiastic testimonials from new users Branford, CT: My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand, continuously updated reports for people who have had genetic testing, today announced that the company has extended its content reporting to include additional hereditary…

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9 Myths About Men and Hereditary Cancer

Last Updated May 30, 2019 True or false? Men don’t need genetic testing since only women can have a hereditary risk to develop cancer. Answer: FALSE. The notion that men cannot have hereditary cancer mutations that put them at increased risk to develop cancer is just one of the myths surrounding men and genetic testing. Here…

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Ellen Matloff Guest on Genetics Podcasts

October has been a very busy month for My Gene Counsel! Our BRCA1 and BRCA2 product line officially launched last week and consumers may now sign up! We were invited to attend the Genetic Health Information Network Summit in Nashville, TN earlier in the month. Our CEO, Ellen Matloff, is speaking at the National Organization of Rare Disease…

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