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Using Family History to Guide Cancer Prevention

  • Jessica Profato
  • February 15, 2018

There are many factors that impact your patients’ risk to develop certain cancers, including whether or not they have a family history of the disease, which can significantly impact the likelihood they may develop cancers such as breast, colorectal, and prostate. Individuals with a strong family history of cancer may have a hereditary cancer …

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Part II: Marfan Syndrome and the Unknowns of Genetic Testing

  • Linh Ngo
  • February 21, 2018

But genetic testing is not a final exam. It is only the beginning. Linh NgoWriter, wanderer, science rambler Editor's Note: As part of Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month, we are reposting this blog from sciwalkcafe.org with the author's permission. This is Part 2/2. Part 1 can be viewed here. People tend to think about genetic …

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