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New White Paper from My Gene Counsel Releases Data on Frequency of Medical Guideline Revisions and Offers Solutions for Keeping Patients and Providers Informed

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New White Paper from My Gene Counsel Releases Data on Frequency of Medical Guideline Revisions and Offers Solutions for Keeping Patients and Providers Informed

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (PRWEB) October 16, 2019 My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand web-based genetic counseling information, has published a new white paper that explores how frequently medical management guidelines have been updated over a five year period and provides guidance as to how patients and medical providers can be…

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Who Should Consider Genetic Counseling and Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer? Guidelines Have Expanded

BRCA-Related Breast and/or Ovarian Cancer syndrome, previously known as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome (HBOC), is a well-known hereditary cancer syndrome characterized by increased risk for breast, ovarian, prostate, and pancreatic cancers and possibly melanoma. Genetic counseling and testing can help individuals learn more about their cancer risks as well as their options for…

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My Gene Counsel Weighs in on Large-Scale Multigene Panel Study of Hereditary Cancer Risk

Investigators at Ambry Genetics, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, the University of Utah, and the University of California at Irvine have tapped into Ambry’s large collection of multigene panel test results to clarify hereditary cancer associations in high-risk patients — identifying gene-specific cancer associations they hope will inform future hereditary cancer test guidance.

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A Family’s Journey from Asthma to Depression to Advocacy

Laura Marotta was just trying to treat her son’s asthma. Instead, the asthma medication led to extreme adverse side effects, including depression, anxiety, and hallucinations. My Gene Counsel’s President and CEO, Ellen Matloff, had the opportunity to talk to Laura and her son, Nicholas, about their journey from asthma to depression to finally finding their way…

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