Color Genomics Offers Genetic Screening for Cancer for $249. This is a Game Changer, But Should Everyone Get Tested? Four Questions to Consider

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April 21, 2015 Thanks to new technology, access to genetic testing for heritable cancers is no longer elusive.   Until recently, hereditary cancer genetic testing was limited to patients who sought care in high risk cancer clinics.  Testing was expensive and reserved for people already diagnosed with cancer or folks who had an extensive family… Read more »

When Should You Call a Genetic Counselor? Take This 1-Minute Quiz.

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March 26, 2015 How did Angelina Jolie Make Her Recent Health Decisions?   This week Angelina Jolie bravely discussed the elective surgeries she pursued to ensure she will not get ovarian cancer.  By her taking proactive measures, she can now reassure her children that she can be present for their weddings.  But she did not make theses life-changing decisions… Read more »