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Podcast Tuesday: Cancer Genetic Testing
Podcasts, Prevention 5/12/2015

Just like you have your mom’s hair color and your dad’s athletic ability, you can inherit a predisposition for cancer. Cancer genetic testing can determine if you’re likely to get cancer, especially: Breast cancer Colon cancer Ovarian cancer Pancreatic cancer Listen to a Cancer Center genetic counselor explain the testing.

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Brugada Syndrome: A Dangerous Family Trait
Patient Stories 7/17/2014

This is the second story in a two-part series about genetic heart rhythm disorders. Yesterday, we told you about how genetic testing gave a family answers after a tragedy. Adrian Chance, 40, has always been the picture of health. He’s a former high school football star and works as a…

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7 Quick Questions: Genetic Counselor Matthew J. Thomas
People of UVA 6/19/2014

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Matthew J. Thomas ScM, GCG is a genetic counselor at UVA Children's Hospital. What did you want to be when you were little? I emailed…

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