Items Tagged ‘genetic testing’

March 20, 2018

At-home Genetic Testing may be Convenient, but it isn’t Complete

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March 14, 2018 https://www.statnews.com/2018/03/14/genetic-testing-23andme-brca/   Home delivery for everything from fresh produce to custom-selected clothing has become a way of life for many Americans. While most home-delivery conveniences are generally changing our lives for the better — giving us more time and choices — at-home genetics kits that reveal information about the risk of developing […]

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Tags: 23andme, brca, Breast Cancer, genetic testing, News


September 11, 2017

Pass it On: It’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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In 2016, the American Cancer Association estimates that 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 14,240 women will die from the disease. The incidence of ovarian cancer has decreased slightly in the past decade or so, though the reason for this decrease remains unknown. Ovarian cancer usually has no obvious symptoms but some […]

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Tags: awareness month, genetic testing, hereditary, News, Ovarian Cancer, prevention