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Does Breast or Ovarian Cancer Run in Your Family? | CDC Features

cancer  women  CDC  hereditary  breast  ovarian  genomics  genetics  breast cancer  ovarian cancer  CDC Features  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  family history  family health history  genetic counseling  hereditary risk  genetic testing  BRCA genes  Office of Public Health Genomics  OPHG 

If you have close relatives with breast or ovarian cancer, you may be at higher risk for developing these diseases. Does your family health history put you at higher risk? Would you benefit from cancer genetic counseling and testing?

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CDC

Celebrate National DNA Day on April 25th! | CDC Features

education  students  april  day  national  celebrate  public  DNA  genomics  genetics  CDC Features  teachers  National DNA Day  high school  Human Genome Project  double helix 

National DNA Day is the perfect time to share what you know about DNA and learn more. Visit the National DNA Day website to find resources for teachers, students, and anyone else who wants to improve their understanding of DNA, genetics, and genomics. The website also has information for experts in genetics and genomics who are interested in outreach to schools and other places in their community. Read more about how you can participate in National DNA Day.

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CDC

Does Osteoporosis Run in Your Family? | CDC Features

osteoporosis  features  family  CDC  history  screening  genomics  genetics  CDC Features  family history 

Talk to your doctor about your family health history of osteoporosis

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NCI

Genetics of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  breast  ovarian  version  professional  genetics  breast cancer  ovarian epithelial cancer  endometrial cancer  cancer genetics 

Expert-reviewed information summary about the genetics of breast and gynecologic cancers, including information about specific genes and family cancer syndromes. The summary also contains information about interventions that may influence the risk of developing breast and gynecologic cancers in individuals who may be genetically susceptible to these diseases. Psychosocial issues associated with genetic testing are also discussed.

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NCI

Genetics of Colorectal Cancer (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  colorectal  version  professional  genetics  Colorectal Cancer  cancer genetics 

Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes include Lynch syndrome and several polyposis syndromes (familial adenomatous polyposis, MUTYH-associated polyposis, juvenile polyposis syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and serrated polyposis syndrome). Learn about the genetics, clinical manifestations, management, and psychosocial aspects of these and other hereditary colon cancer syndromes in this expert-reviewed summary.

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NCI

Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment and Counseling (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  risk  assessment  version  professional  genetics  counseling  cancer genetics 

Expert-reviewed information summary in which cancer risk perception, risk communication, and risk counseling are discussed. The summary also contains information about recording and analyzing a family history of cancer and factors to consider when offering genetic testing.

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NCI

Genetics of Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Neoplasias (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

health  version  professional  neuroendocrine  genetics  endocrine  neoplasias  cancer genetics  neuroendocrine neoplasm  endocrine cancer 

Endocrine and neuroendocrine neoplasias may be inherited in syndromes such as multiple endocrine neoplasia types 1 and 2 (MEN1 and MEN2), familial pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, and Carney-Stratakis syndrome. Learn about the genetics, clinical manifestations, and management of these hereditary cancer syndromes in this expert-reviewed summary.

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NCI

Genetics of Prostate Cancer (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  version  professional  prostate  genetics  prostate cancer  cancer genetics 

Familial prostate cancer is associated with certain inherited gene mutations (variants). Learn about the hereditary prostate cancer genes, genetic testing, clinical management, and psychosocial issues in this expert-reviewed summary.

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NCI

Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  version  professional  overview  genetics  evaluation of evidence  cancer genetics 

Expert-reviewed information summary in which the features of hereditary cancer and the structure and content of other PDQ cancer genetics summaries are described. The summary also contains an extensive list of genetics resources available online.

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NCI

Levels of Evidence for Cancer Genetics Studies (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  levels  evidence  version  professional  studies  genetics  evaluation of evidence  Levels of Evidence 

Information about how to weigh the strength of the evidence obtained in cancer genetics research studies.

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NCI

Genetics of Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Cancer) (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  cell  renal  kidney  version  professional  genetics  cancer genetics  renal cell carcinoma 

Hereditary kidney cancer syndromes include von Hippel-Lindau disease, hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer, Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome, and hereditary papillary renal carcinoma. Learn about the genetics, clinical manifestations, and management of these hereditary kidney cancer syndromes in this expert-reviewed summary.

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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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NIEHS

Gene-Environment Interaction

health  research  science  environment  DNA  genetics  gene  environmental agents  understanding science  basic research 

Nearly all diseases result from a complex interaction between an individual’s genetic make-up and the environmental agents that he or she is exposed to.

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NIEHS

Parkinson's Disease

health  research  science  environment  brain  genetics  genes  conditions and diseases  neurodegenerative disease  Parkinson’s disease  tremors  rigidity  neuron 

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is one of the lead research agencies studying the environmental causes of Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disease thought to be caused by the interaction of genes and environment.

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CDC

Stroke Awareness

prevention  science  public health  information  diabetes  environment  CDC  stroke  genomics  genetics  heart disease  high blood pressure  Risk Factors  Centers for Disease Control  family history  family health history  cigarette smoking  NOPHG  National Office of Public Health Genomics 

The mission of the CDC's Office of Public Health Genomics is to integrate advances in human genetics into public health research, policy, and programs

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