Genetic Counseling Note: People who have a mutation in one of their two CDH1 gene copies have a syndrome called Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC). This syndrome increases the risk of developing stomach cancer in men and women, lobular breast cancer in women, and may be related to other types of cancer as well. People…

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Last autumn 60 Minutes aired a controversial episode on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), a loaded topic to say the least. In preparation for Newborn Screening Awareness Month this September, we’re revisiting this topic in order to help break it down. Listen to find out what PGD means, how it’s used and why its purpose is often…

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