Ellen Matloff

#NSGCGenePool Second Annual Tweetchat

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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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5-year BRCA SCOTUS Anniversary

Today, June 13th, 2018, marks the 5 year anniversary of the Supreme Court of the United States’ Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics case regarding the BRCA gene patent. The result was a unanimous decision, genes could not be patented as they occur naturally. We reflected back on this day, how far we have…

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Scalable, Updating Return of Genetic Test Results from 2018 Forward

The National Cancer Institute hosts a webinar series called Ethical aNd Regulatory Issues in Cancer researcH (ENRICH). This speaker series fosters discussion about ethical and regulatory issues impacting cancer research. Our CEO/President, Ellen Matloff, was the keynote speaker in the latest webinar titled, “A Scalable Model for Returning Continually Updated Genetic Results to Consumers and…

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Genetic Counselor Awareness Day Tweetchat

To celebrate the first Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on November 9th, the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) hosted a tweetchat, #IAmAGenticCounselor. Genetic counselors shared their inspiration to join the field, their respective roles and advice to prospective students. Check out some highlights below! We also recapped NSGC’s awareness day webinar presented by our CEO/President, Ellen…

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Advice for Applying to Genetic Counseling Programs

The field of genetic counseling is expanding rapidly; the number of Certified Genetic Counselors has increased 88% since 2006 (NSGC). Nine out of ten genetic counselors report being satisfied with their jobs (NSGC). The field offers countless different directions in which one can take this career, in a variety of environments. Knowing these statistics and…

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