hereditary cancer syndromes

My Gene Counsel and Ambry Genetics Join Forces to Bridge the Gap Between Direct-to-Consumer Testing and Medical-Grade Genetic Testing

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My Gene Counsel and Ambry Genetics Join Forces to Bridge the Gap Between Direct-to-Consumer Testing and Medical-Grade Genetic Testing

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand genetic testing reports, today announced a partnership with Ambry Genetics to offer the first One-Stop Solution for direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic test results confirmed through medical-grade testing. They will also provide proper genetic counseling for consumers determined to be at high risk for hereditary forms of cancer.

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My Gene Counsel Expands Genetic Content One Month Into Launch

The digital genetic counseling solution expands its coverage of hereditary cancer content amid enthusiastic testimonials from new users Branford, CT: My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand, continuously updated reports for people who have had genetic testing, today announced that the company has extended its content reporting to include additional hereditary…

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines Have Updated: Here is What You Need to Know

October 2017 The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides guidelines to help determine who should have genetic testing for hereditary cancers and how individuals should be followed after testing. They recently published updates to these guidelines that we’ve summarized below. The full guidelines can be found here. We’ve also previously published a list of risk factors,…

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TweetChat: Lynch Syndrome And Other Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes

To conclude Lynch Syndrome and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we held a tweetchat, #GenCSM, with our phenomenal co-hosts Georgia Hurst and Amy Byer Shainman and special guest Heather Hampel, MS, LGC. Hampel is a genetic counselor at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her research interests include screening all colorectal and endometrial cancer patients for Lynch…

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Hereditary Kidney Cancer: Part 2

Photo Credit:  Urology Care Foundation Updated: March 5, 2019 In Part 1 of this series on hereditary kidney cancer, we introduced red flags that increase the likelihood of a hereditary predisposition to kidney cancer.  In this post, we review six hereditary cancer syndromes that increase the risk to develop kidney cancer. Hereditary Cancer Syndromes that…

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