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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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Faces of Genetic Counseling: Diane Koeller, Advocating for the Transgender Community

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. For our first installment we had the opportunity of speaking with Diane Koeller, MS, MPH, LCGC a genetic counselor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston who works closely…

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Discussion: The Next Big Things in the BRCA World

Last week we held a Tweet Chat with our amazing co-hosts Georgia Hurst and Amy Byer Shainman, and special guest Timothy Rebbeck, PhD of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to discuss what’s happening in the BRCA world. We had a wonderful, very informative conversation with our community. Here are the highlights of the conversation. Have a question or comment you didn’t get to contribute? Please post in the…

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Tips For Having Sex After Oophorectomy, Hysterectomy

A major issue for female cancer previvors and survivors that have undergone an oophorectomy or hysterectomy is sex following surgery. And as you may expect, it’s an issue that patients and clinicians don’t always know how to talk about or address. This can leave some women to feel that there is no hope of ever regaining a satisfying…

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