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Genetic Counseling Toolkit for Students

Interesting in becoming a genetic counselor? Not sure where to start? We have you covered! Check out the resources below to learn more about the field and prepare for applications. Considering A Career In Genetic Counseling: What To Know, Read and Listen To Basics of Genetic Counseling Considering Genetic Counseling As A Career? Is A…

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#NSGCGenePool Second Annual Tweetchat

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has launched the second year of its NSGC Digital Ambassador Program. This program highlights advocates and providers in the genetics field who raise awareness about the role of genetic counseling and promote their shared interest across their networks. The group consists of 15 influencers, including our President/CEO, Ellen Matloff,…

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Cancer ‘Fight’ Metaphor, To Continue or End?

Is it time to put the cancer ‘fight’ metaphor to rest once and for all? Patient advocates and genetic counselors share their insight. Is it time to put the cancer 'fight' metaphor to rest once and for all? #Advocates, please chime in! #Gencsm #BRCA #Lynchsyndrome #patientadvocates #cancer #patients #PatientExperience — Ellen T. Matloff (@MyGeneCounsel) May…

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Women In Science: Remembering Henrietta Lacks

Jackson Laboratory has launched a new blog series “Women In Science” highlighting the achievements of women geneticists, celebrating not only their contributions to science but also remembering their struggles navigating what was, for many of them, a non-traditional career. This is the second installment in the series by our Communication Lead, Kira Dineen. Check out the…

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DNA Today: Interview With Hereditary Cancer Experts

On this episode of DNA Today, Ellen T. Matloff joins Amy Byer Shainman, executive producer of the Hereditary Cancer documentary Pink and Blue and Georgia Hurst, a lynch syndrome patient and advocate to talk about the field of hereditary cancer and their collaboration on a new tweet chat series (#GenCSM). Listen to the full episode here.…

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