Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Family history questionnaire ups genetic counseling for CRC

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing outpatient colonoscopy, a family history questionnaire (FHQ) sent by mail is associated with an increase in available family history and referral for genetic counseling, according to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Genetic counseling helps determine risk for hereditary cancers

Knowing your family history is a key part in understanding your risk factors for certain diseases. While you're gathering with family this Thanksgiving, get to know more about your family's health history and how it could ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows genetic counseling helps psychiatric patients

A new University of British Columbia study shows that genetic counselling helps patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and similar conditions understand and cope with their illness.

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