Items Tagged ‘Genetic Counselor’

July 23, 2019

From ancestry to health traits – how do I know if genetic testing may be right for me?

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Shannon Wieloch Last month we posted a blog on helpful tips to know before taking a DNA test. In part II of this topic, we delve deeper into the types of genetic testing commonly available to help you decide what type of testing may be right for you. Some genetic tests inform you […]

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Tags: #disease risk, #drug-gene reactions, #Genetic diseases, #hereditary diseases, ancestry, at home DNA tests, carrier screening, center for individualized medicine, direct-to-consumer genetic tests, dna test, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselor


June 1, 2017

Mapping your DNA: Mayo patient shares her experience

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Sandy Pobanz knows Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona very well. She volunteers with the Mayo Clinic Caring Canines Therapy Dog Program with her English golden retrievers, Benji and Teddy. They provide a special brand of comfort to patients in the Outpatient Radiation Oncology waiting area on Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus in Scottsdale and Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: #benefactor, #CIMCon17, #disease risk, #DNA sequencing tests, #drug-gene reactions, #pharmacogenomics testing, #Sandy Pobanz, #Warfarin, center for individualized medicine, DNA, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselor


March 23, 2017

Genetics and biology hold the keys to better screening, treatment of colon cancer

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Colon cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer diagnosis in America. However, it is very treatable when caught in early stages. Throughout the month of March, Mayo Clinic is enlisting the help of a giant inflatable colon to help patients learn firsthand how colon cancer develops and the key role that screening plays […]

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Tags: #Colon cancer screening, #colon cancer treatment, #Colon display, #Dr. Thorvardur Halfdanarson, #inherited colon cancer, #Katie Agre, #Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Program, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Genetic Counselor


March 7, 2017

March 16: Strollin’ Colon – Colon Cancer Awareness Event

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Do you know the facts about colon cancer – what types of screening tests are available to prevent or detect it early, whether you’re at risk, and if so, how it is treated? You can learn more by taking a walk through the inflatable Strollin’ Colon, which will be at all Mayo Clinic campuses through […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualzied Medicine, #ColorectalCancer, #Dr. Thorvardur Halfdanarson, #Hereditary colorectal cancer, #Katherine Agre, #Microbiome research, #Strollin' Colon, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Genetic Counselor, Genetic Testing


January 31, 2017

New medical geneticist in Arizona expands care for patients with rare genetic diseases

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

For patients with rare conditions, it can be difficult to find answers and treatment for unexplained, often severe symptoms. Many rare genetic disorders affect multiple organs, requiring patients to seek care from many different medical specialists. It can be challenging for patients and their families to understand their condition, find relief from their symptoms and […]

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Tags: #DAleksandar Sekulir., #Dr. Radhika Dhamija, #Genetic tests, #geneticist, #Genomic analysis, #Mayo Clinic in Arizona, #medical geneticist, center for individualized medicine, Department of Clinical Genomics, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetic Counselor, mayo clinic


November 14, 2016

Know the Facts: Learn Your Family Medical History to Improve Your Health

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, is National Family Health History Day. As you spend time with relatives over the holiday, take time to learn more about your family medical history – it could save your life. Is there a history of cancer or high blood pressure in your family? If so, you might be at […]

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Tags: #Family History Day, #family medical history, #individualized mediicne, #Jessica Jackson, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Counselor, Genetic Testing, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


January 19, 2016

How Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine Is Impacting Patient Care

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

By Paldeep Atwal, M.B., Ch.B. It’s been over a decade since the human genome was first sequenced. In that time, we have seen a great deal of progress take place as we head toward genomic medicine. But what does it actually look like, and what still needs to happen to get us there? After the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Paldeep Atwal, Genetic Counselor, Genome Sequencing, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, whole genome sequencing


October 8, 2013

At The Conference, On The Radio

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit

    The Individualized Medicine Conference, hosted by Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine made a big wave in the world of genomics, and created quite a buzz on Twitter. Mayo Clinic Radio was there to conduct interviews and cover the event. On the show, they will discuss how the promise of genomic medicine has been brought into […]

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Tags: Alexander Parker, center for individualized medicine, Eric Green, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselor, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, Kiley Johnson, KROC, KROC AM, National Human Genome Research Institute, national institute of health


August 7, 2013

Individualized Medicine Conference 2013

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

  The Individualized Medicine Conference 2013:From Promise to Practice, focuses on how to translate the promise of genomic medicine to your practice. Expert speakers, focused breakout sessions, real-life case studies and a poster session provide opportunities to discover and discuss emerging topics in applied genomics. The Conference will be held at the Mayo Civic Center […]

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Tags: Bioethicists, Bioethics, Bioinformaticians, Bioinformatics, center for individualized medicine, CME, CME Credits, Conference, Conitinuing Medical Education, CPD, CPD Credit, Genetic Counselor


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