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10 Ways Genetic Laboratories Can Support the Rare Disease Community

  • Elizabeth Chao, MD, FACMG
  • February 29, 2024

Rare diseases are not as rare as one might think—there are more than 6,000 identified rare diseases affecting over 300 million people worldwide. Over 70% of rare diseases have a genetic cause, and as a leading commercial laboratory, we understand the important role we play in the rare disease community. Every day, we provide genetic test results …

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Peace of Mind: Michelle Majewski Trusts the Patient for Life Program to Share Answers for Her Son Owen

  • Nicole Teed
  • November 14, 2023

Like most working moms, Michelle Majewski is busy. She spends her days juggling a career as a sales account executive, managing a household, and spending quality time with her husband, their son Owen, and their two dogs.  Owen, now 4 years old, is a charmer. He also has extra medical needs, without a clear diagnosis or explanation. The search …

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