Articles for Tag: "genetic testing"

Should you take a DNA test to learn your risk for diseases?  Featured
Should you take a DNA test to learn your risk for diseases?
A cancer expert weighs in on what you should keep in mind.
Twin’s diagnosis prevented her sister from developing the same cancer 
Twin’s diagnosis prevented her sister from developing the same cancer
“I was healthy before all of this happened.”
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations? 
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations?
Researchers say it’s only necessary for certain populations or those with a specific health history.
Most women aren’t receiving genetic counseling after BRCA testing 
Most women aren’t receiving genetic counseling after BRCA testing
It can be difficult for individuals to understand their results and options. Learn more.
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations? 
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations?
Researchers say it’s only necessary for high-risk populations or those with a family history.
Understanding the genetic risk of cancer  Featured
Understanding the genetic risk of cancer
Read how one man took advantage of genetic testing to greatly lessen his chances of developing colon cancer.
Men can get breast cancer too  Featured
Men can get breast cancer too
Even though breast cancer in men is rare, they are still at risk. Read one man’s journey with the disease.