Genetic Testing

My Gene Counsel Releases New Reports on 23andMe Findings

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My Gene Counsel Releases New Reports on 23andMe Findings

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand web-based genetic counseling, today announced that the company has expanded its database of genetic resources to include content for at-home genetic tests related to MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP), familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), and Parkinson’s disease.

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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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UPDATE: A Friday Night Email from Your Genetic Counselor

UPDATE: When this article was originally published, I disclosed how much of an imprint this case left on me. Now, as we approach the seven-year anniversary of finally discovering the genetic mutation that plagued Nate’s family, I decided to reach out to Nate’s dad, Larry, to see how the family has been doing. He had…

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My Gene Counsel Offers Personalized Genetic Counseling Reports for Those with Positive Alzheimer’s Gene Test Result

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand web-based genetic counseling, today announced that the company has expanded its content to include reports for those who test positive for a variant in the APOE gene through 23andMe’s consumer DNA testing. The expansion is another step in My Gene Counsel’s goal to service…

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Webinar: When Should You Consider Testing Beyond BRCA?

In this Quest Diagnostics webinar, My Gene Counsel’s Ellen Matloff describes which patients are candidates for genetic testing, summarizes the types of hereditary cancer testing available for patient management, and discusses the key personal and family history findings that determine which test is best for a particular patient.

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