Tag: Genetic Counseling
A Fertility Journey Through the Eyes of a Young Previvor: Honoring National Cancer Prevention Month
At the age of 22, I heard the words, “You have your mother’s BRCA1 mutation.” My world flipped …
February 21, 2022Read More
If you and your partner are considering becoming pregnant, your physician may recommend a variety …
January 31, 2022Read More
Living with Lynch Syndrome: A Patient's Perspective
Dr. Luz Estefhany Soto-Cossio, an internal medicine physician and Lynch syndrome carrier, has …
March 22, 2021Read More
Mosaic Embryos: What does it mean, and how to handle it?
If you are undergoing fertility treatment using in vitro fertilization (IVF), it is highly likely …
January 18, 2021Read More
A hereditary cancer syndrome is a predisposition to certain types of cancer caused by inherited …
October 21, 2019Read More
What is a Carrier Screening and What Can it Tell You About Your Genetics?
Carrier screening is a type of genetic testing used to assess genetic risks to a patient/couple’s …
July 15, 2019Read More
How Preimplantation Genetic Testing Has Revolutionized the Treatment of Patients with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Of the known causes of recurrent pregnancy loss, chromosomal abnormalities account for the majority of miscarriages. Biopsying an embryo for preimplantation genetic testing has revolutionized the treatment of recurrent pregnancy loss, by improving the embryologist’s ability to choose the healthiest and most chromosomally normal embryo for transfer.
October 8, 2018Read More