genetics

Should You Consider Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

“I recommend that people not get into their head, ‘I need this specific type of test’ from what they read,…

Teresa Kenney

Taking Control of Cancer

What new screening, targeted treatment and genetic testing means for you

Anna Kuwada was 24 years old and newly engaged when she tested positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation. “My mom…

Teresa Kenney

Coffee Genes

You may think reaching for that morning cup of coffee is a matter of taste and routine—but researchers say it…

Seattle Mag

Find: Genetics Experts

!–paging_filter–pThese specialists can help you decode your genetic health: br /br /a href=”http://depts.washington.edu/medgen/faculty/Fuki_Hisama.shtml“strongFuki M. Hisama, M.D./strong/a, Medical Director of the…

Shawna Leader

Information Overload?

Do in-home genetic testing kits and body scans give us useful information about our health?

!–paging_filter–pMany of us are compelled, at one point or another, to do a little self-diagnosis when something—an itch here or…

Laura Crotty

Genetic Gifts

The biotech pioneer on improving science education and creating unprecedented health research

!–paging_filter–pYou need introduce just a hint of a topic to Dr. Lee Hood to get him talking—and you had better…

Seattle Mag

Top Docs ’10 Profiles: Virginia P. Sybert

Virginia P. Sybert, M.D.Specialty: Medical genetics and pediatric dermatologyPractice: Group Health Cooperative, Universityof Washington Medical CenterHospital affiliations: Group Health Cooperative,…

Elizabeth M. Economou

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