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Approximately 80% of children who develop a genetic disorder have no family history of the condition. Carrier screening can identify genetic conditions that may be passed on through genes of the parents.
Inherited genetic mutations can predispose you to develop certain cardiac conditions. Identifying genetic variants that increase the risk of these diseases allows you to make informed health choices.
Time is of the essence with breast cancer, and Gail Raddatz didn’t want to wait. This avid traveler had no issue with a journey across town to get the care she needed right away.
Genes act like an instruction manual for your body. Genetic testing can tell if you have an increased risk for developing certain conditions like cancer. Get answers to common testing questions.
Have you considered how family health history may affect future generations? Find out options for learning details about your baby's health with a genetic counselor.
Genes play a role in your health. Understanding your family's heart and health history is key to understanding your risk of heart disease. Find out which relatives you should talk to about family health history.
Here's an idea for your next virtual family reunion: Discuss family health history. The information can help you know if you may have an increased risk for a specific health condition. Here's how to get started.
Knowledge is power. That's Rose Boettcher's philosophy. Genetic counseling helped this three-time cancer survivor make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family's health and well-being.
Taylor Sturtz, a Project Search graduate, shares how she is handling a rare genetic disorder, overcoming shyness and finding her place.
Yvonne Rands did her research and chose to have a hysterectomy, double mastectomy and breast reconstruction enabling her to continue her life journey as healthy as possible.