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ODPHP-HF

Ponte vacunas para proteger la salud (adultos, 19 a 49 aƱos)

genetics  genetic  genetic testing  cancer risk  genealogy  healthfinder  ODPHP  Health topics 

Share this resource to help women talk with their doctors about their risk for breast or ovarian cancer.

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ODPHP-HF

Talk with a Doctor If Breast or Ovarian Cancer Runs in Your Family

genetics  genetic  genetic testing  Health Topics  cancer risk  genealogy  healthfinder  ODPHP 

Share this resource to help women talk with their doctors about their risk for breast or ovarian cancer.

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NCI

The Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trials (ALCHEMIST): Questions and Answers

treatment  trial  drug  screening  lung  tumor  genetic  gene  marker  mutation  ALK  EGFR  survival  ALCHEMIST 

ALCHEMIST represents three integrated, precision medicine trials that are designed to identify people with early-stage lung cancer who have tumors that harbor certain uncommon genetic changes and evaluate whether drug treatments targeted against those mol

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NHGRI

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

information  act  genetic  2008  nondiscrimination  nhgri 

Genetic discrimination occurs if people are treated unfairly because of differences in their DNA that increase their chances of getting a certain disease. For example, a health insurer might refuse to give coverage to a woman who has a DNA difference that raises her odds of getting breast cancer. Employers also could use DNA information to decide whether to hire or fire workers.

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NHGRI

FAQ About Genetic Testing

testing  genetic  FAQ  nhgri 

Genetic testing uses laboratory methods to look at your genes, which are the DNA instructions you inherit from your mother and your father. Genetic tests may be used to identify increased risks of health problems, to choose treatments, or to assess responses to treatments.

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NIH

Genetic Sites Tied to Schizophrenia

sites  genetic  tied  schizophrenia 

Researchers linked more than 100 genetic regions to schizophrenia, including 83 that were previously unrecognized. The findings may lead to new strategies for treating this serious brain disorder.

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NIH

Genetic Clues to the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

ebola  outbreak  genetic  2014  clues 

Scientists sequenced the genomes of nearly 100 samples of Ebola virus from patients in West Africa. The findings are helping researchers track the origin and spread of this deadly virus.

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NCI

Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

cancer  risk  test  testing  syndrome  hereditary  HIPAA  CLIA  counseling  syndromes  genetic  Risk Factors  gene  3.78  at-home  carrier  counselor  direct-to-consumer  discrimination  DTC 

A fact sheet about genetic testing for inherited cancer risk. Includes types of tests, who should consider testing, and how to understand test results.

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NCI

BRCA Mutations: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

cancer  risk  testing  hereditary  breast  genetics  genetic  BRCA1  BRCA2  gene  Ashkenazi  Jews  3.62  jewish  prophylactic mastectomy  PALB2 

A fact sheet about the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, what to do if a person tests positive for alterations in one of these genes, and consequences of genetic testing.

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