Cancer Fight Metaphor: To Continue or End?

Cancer Fight Metaphor: To Continue or End?

Is it time to put the cancer ‘fight’ metaphor to rest once and for all? Patient advocates and genetic counselors share their insight. Is it time to put the cancer 'fight' metaphor to rest once and for all? #Advocates, please chime in! #Gencsm #BRCA...
Genetic Counselor Robin Schwartz Reflects on Career

Genetic Counselor Robin Schwartz Reflects on Career

How did you learn about the field of genetic counseling? I learned about genetic counseling from my family physician, who had cared for our family for a long time.  He mentioned that there was a brand new field called ‘genetic counseling’, which was the first I’d...
Advice for Applying to Genetic Counseling Programs

Advice for Applying to Genetic Counseling Programs

The field of genetic counseling is expanding rapidly; the number of Certified Genetic Counselors has increased 88% since 2006 (NSGC). Nine out of ten genetic counselors report being satisfied with their jobs (NSGC). The field offers countless different directions in...
Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 3

Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 3

This is the third installment in our series, “Trailblazing Genetic Counselors”, in which we highlight genetic counselors who are pioneers in the field. Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical...