Relentless Against Cancer

UPDATE: A Friday Night Email from Your Genetic Counselor

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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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Beyond BRCA: GREM1

Updated: March 5, 2019 Genetic Counseling Note: GREM1 is a hereditary cancer predisposition gene.  Having a type of genetic mutation called a duplication just before the GREM1 gene (and at the end of a gene called SCG5) causes the GREM1 protein (encoded by the GREM1 gene) to be overactive and is associated with hereditary mixed…

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