genetic counselling


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genetic counselling

n
(Medicine) the provision of advice for couples with a history of inherited disorders who wish to have children, including the likelihood of having affected children and the course and management of the disorder, etc
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The only option to address this problem is the preventive approach which requires prenatal diagnosis and genetic counselling," a press release read.
The clinic, which is part of NCCCR's Cancer Genetics and Genomics Medicine programme, provides genetic counselling and testing services to individuals who are concerned about their cancer risk because of a personal and/or family history.
The clinic, which is part of the NCCCR's Cancer Genetics and Genomics Medicine programme, provides genetic counselling and testing services to individuals who are concerned about their cancer risk because of a personal and family history.
Established in 1998, Women's Care Florida has expanded to include patient care in several women's specialties including gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, gynecologic pathology, breast surgery, genetic counselling, plastic and reconstructive surgery, maternal fetal medicine, behavioural health, endocrinology, gastroenterology, primary care and fertility.
by Times News ServiceGovernment unit wants genetic counselling unit in every governorate
In this piece, he explaining, among others, the role which genetic counselling plays in sickle cell disorder management.
The first focuses on the first regional educational experience in the field of genetic counselling through the Integrated Education Genetic Counselling Programme in Oman, which implements an integrated academic curriculum at the high diploma level to qualify genetic counsellors to perform genetic counselling service in all governorates of the Sultanate.
Summary: The hospital will provide a detailed report with personal results, genetic counselling, and valuable insights to help patients and their doctors determine the most appropriate breast and ovarian cancer prevention strategies based on risk.
Overall 82% parents had received genetic counselling. The present study suggests that parent's regular visits and genetic counseling at thalassaemia centers have played important role about awareness.
A 23-year-old female patient who had the characteristic clinical features of H syndrome was referred to our medical genetics outpatient clinic to confirm the clinical diagnosis through molecular testing, to arrange the clinical follow-up and treatment support programme, and to provide the patient with suitable genetic counselling.