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Genetic testing in ovarian cancer clinical study – Target Ovarian Cancer

Target Ovarian Cancer is funding a study at Cambridge University, to test women who have been impacted by ovarian cancer to see whether they actually are carrying mutations in their BRCA 1 and 2 genes. If you carry a mutation in one of these genes, it dramatically increases your risk of both ovarian cancer and […]

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Genetic counselling and testing

(gentle instrumental music) – The Cancer Australia Statement, Influencing Best Practice in Breast Cancer provides the evidence to support effective patient-centered cancer care and improve cancer outcomes. The Statement is based on the best available evidence supported by expert clinical and consumer advice. – Every year in Australia, a small proportion are diagnosed with breast […]

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genetic to genomic counselling

genetic counseling is not psychotherapy it's not long-term therapeutic counseling it's a very specific discipline within medicine where genetic counselors and clinical geneticists deliver information about genetics in a sensitive patient-centered way very tailor-made to the patient situation so that it counseling deals with the whole family so it's not just about an individual patient […]

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