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Mar 26, 2019

Lifesaving information - genetic testing reveals risk, steps to prevent aortic dissection

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Stephanie Van Doren never realized that taking 30 mile bike rides in the Florida heat was putting her life at risk. But, care for digestive problems also uncovered that she was at risk for an aortic dissection, a potentially fatal condition that could occur with intense exercise. Her care team [...]
Lifesaving information - genetic testing reveals risk, steps to prevent aortic dissection
Mar 19, 2019

Not the end of the road: Delivering the diagnosis of sex-chromosome trisomy

By Barbara J. Toman @barbaratoman
Even if you've never heard the word "trisomy," you probably know someone with the condition. March is Trisomy Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about trisomy conditions and the challenges they can pose to individuals and families. Trisomy means having three copies of a chromosome instead of two. Down [...]
Not the end of the road: Delivering the diagnosis of sex-chromosome trisomy
Mar 12, 2019

Colon cancer awareness: A new era in cancer detection and treatment

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on one of the most common and preventable forms of cancer. Mayo Clinic is applying a new genomic lens to colorectal and other cancers to identify which are the types that run in families. The answer to that could open [...]
Colon cancer awareness: A new era in cancer detection and treatment
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