Going the Distance
Twenty-four years, hundreds of doctors, and countless genetic tests later, and I finally, with the help of my dedicated and patient genetic counselor, Allison, found an answer. A diagnosis! No longer am I a patient with an “undiagnosed genetic condition,”
Compassion in Her DNA
Amie Blanco was born with an important calling: to save lives. She was born to be a genetic counselor. She is one of the few counselors who truly understands and appreciates individuals and families with hereditary colon cancer syndromes. Amie not only helped my family
My name is Brooke Johns, and I was a patient of Anna Victorine in November 2014. I had learned that I was pregnant just before Halloween. I was already a mother of three, my youngest being 7 years old
After my brother was diagnosed with Lynch syndrome, I spoke with my doctor and he referred me to a certified genetic counselor. I immediately met with a genetic counselor and a geneticist and they took the time to explain the Lynch syndrome diagnosis.
Nov. 8, 2013, was a beautiful fall day until abruptly and tragically it wasn’t. Unexpectedly, my youngest sibling collapsed while raking leaves and died immediately at the age of 54.
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