Posted by & filed under CCTV's THE VIBRANT GENE talk show, Genetic Counseling For Heritable Cancers, Genetics as Preventative Care.

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         Guest: Janette Lawrence                                                                          Host: Kayla Sheets


Have you, your family or friends ever had cancer?  We dedicate this show to you.


In this episode of THE VIBRANT GENE, we spoke with Janette Lawrence about genetic counseling for cancer prevention.  Janette shared her expert opinion of Angelina Jolie’s story.  Janette also provided us with key insights about cancer, and when to be concerned something could be hereditary (passed on in the family).    You will gain important insights about when you might want to contact a genetic counselor who specializes in cancer.


Join us on channel 9 in Cambridge, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 6:30pm EST.  


About our guest:

Janette Lawrence has provided clinical care as a genetic counselor for over a decade.  At the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Cancer Center she offers her counseling services for a variety of cancer predisposition syndromes. She is a bilingual Spanish-English speaker, having grown up in Puerto Rico. Janette received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Rutgers University, and her master of science in Genetic Counseling from Brandeis University.


About the host:

Kayla Sheets is the producer, and host of THE VIBRANT GENE.  She is also a genetic counselor and founder of Vibrant Gene Consulting, a concierge practice located in Cambridge Massachusetts.  Kayla is specialized in taking genetic insights and translating them into greater health and wellness for her clients.  She also provides expert advice about parental DNA testing for paternity/maternity and confirming relationships when traditional testing fails.


We have received overwhelmingly positive responses from many viewers about our debut show.  Thank you for your comments and wonderful feedback!  To connect with the host, join Vibrant Gene’s e-community on FB, Twitter, or LinkedIn.


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