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Be a "Know-It-All" About Your Breast Cancer Risk

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Be a "Know-It-All" About Your Breast Cancer RiskBy Mary Freivogel, MS, CGC Messages about breast cancer screening are conflicting and confusing. Can I wait until age 50? Every year or every other year? Professional organizations have differing opinions, but many continue to recommend annual

When a Loved One Dies Suddenly, Genetic Counselors Can Help

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The sudden loss of a loved one -- a child, parent, sibling -- is a devastating event and leaves survivors not only shocked and grieving, but wanting answers. Below are some frequently asked questions about this difficult situation.

A look back -- and forward -- on genetic counselors' accomplishments

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To me, the NSGC conference is always special. But this year, attending the meeting as president and joining you in celebrating the35th anniversary of our conference made it just a little more special than usual for me! In 1981 in S

I Want to See a Genetic Counselor -- How Do I Make That Happen?

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I Want to See a Genetic Counselor -- How Do I Make That Happen? Imagine that a close female relative has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Or, maybe you're pregnant and your doctor has ordered genetic tests but you don't really understand why.
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