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The Power of Cascade Testing and How Genetic Counselors Can Help

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I’ll never forget the day I sat across the table from a mom and her two adult daughters, one of the daughters herself a new mom of a baby boy.  That day, I was able to give the three women some very good news: neither the two daughters, their children or future children were at risk for a life-threa

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…a DNA Test?!

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The holiday season requires you to contemplate carefully what to get that person in your life who already has everything. Gift cards are a safe bet, you think, but then you flip to a magazine holiday gift guide and see it: a DNA test.  A dozen years ago, it would have sounded absurd

Genetic Counselors: Who We Are, What We Do and Where We’re Going

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Now more than ever, people are engaged in their healthcare decisions and have greater access to information about the role their genetics play. Because of that increased involvement, they are sometimes presented with complicated information – like genetic test results –

Genetic counselors help families unlock keys to their health

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The following article is a part of the National Society of Genetic Counselors’ patient blog post series. Written by real patients, these stories share a glimpse into the sometimes-complicated world of genetics and the role a genetic counselor

Los asesores en genética ayudan a las familias a obtener claves para la salud

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El siguiente artículo es parte de la serie de blogs de pacientes de la Sociedad Nacional de Asesores en Genética. Escrito por verdaderos pacientes, estas historias dan un vistazo al mundo a veces complicado de la genética y el papel que un asesor en genética puede jugar en ayudar a las personas a na