CHICAGO – Nov. 19, 2020 – More than one in 10 people who had predictive genomic testing – which looks for genetic mutations in otherwise healthy people – learned that they had a hereditary risk for a health condition and might benefit from preventive care, according to a study being presented
CHICAGO – Nov. 19, 2020 – All children with cancer and adult survivors of childhood cancer may benefit from a genetics evaluation, suggests a study that found more than one in five may have a hereditary mutation, which is significantly higher than previously believed. The research is being presented
CHICAGO – Nov. 18, 2020 – While nine in 10 genetic counselors are satisfied with their profession, 57% report suffering from burnout, much of it associated with stress and depression, according to research being presented at the at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 39th Annual
NSGC President Gillian Hooker shares lessons learned from 2020 and guidance on how to approach this year's Annual Conference.
When Al Roker announced his prostate cancer diagnosis, he shared his desire to use his platform to educate others, presenting an ideal time to continue the conversation. Prostate cancer is common for men--1 in 9 will develop prostate cancer over their lifetime.