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My Gene Counsel and Ambry Genetics: Educating Consumers About Genetic Testing

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Landmark Advancement in Cystic Fibrosis Therapy

The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) community celebrates a landmark achievement this fall. For the first time, a highly effective medication is available to treat the underlying cause of CF for 90% of people with this life-threatening genetic disease. CF causes frequent lung infections, progressive lung disease, and malnutrition due to abnormally thick mucus in the lungs…

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Tumor Testing: Finding the Right Key for Your Lock

In the November issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, there is an article by Katherine Hobson titled “Take That, Lung Cancer!” Hobson discusses the latest breakthroughs in screening and treatment for lung cancer, including targeted therapies that match a drug to a tumor’s cancer-causing mutation “in the same way you find the right key for…

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