When a genetic mutation makes headlines, the first thing patients ask is, “Should I be tested for it?”
When basketball star Isaiah Austin stood in front of the crowd at June’s NBA draft, the moment had special meaning for people with genetic conditions.
According to a new study, people with a certain genetic mutation have a higher chance of developing cancer not once, but twice. Find out what the research means for patients.
Patients want to know what genetic information means, who can use it and who pays for it. Get answers here.
Find out what the hot field of epigenetics can tell us about bad habits and the way cancer grows and spreads.
Knowledge is power — when it is delivered in the right way. The goal of genetic testing and counseling is to prepare patients, not create “patients in waiting.”
Alzheimer's disease takes its toll on families, both patients and their caregivers. Many people want to know, “If it happened to someone in my family, can it happen to me, too?”
When you gather around the table with your family this Thanksgiving, don’t just ask them to pass the mashed potatoes. Ask them about their health history.
As researchers learn more about the genetics of breast cancer, doctors can diagnose and treat patients based on very specific needs. Get expert answers to common questions.