Tagged Posts: "Genetic Counseling" (9)

A Heart Condition Lurking in the Family Tree

A local woman shares how her newborn son helped to unravel a heart disease mystery spanning at least three generations, and Dr. Ankit Bhat details the rapid growth of HCM treatments. Read More

Posted February 19, 2024 | By Healthspirations Staff
Prostate Cancer: What Men (and Their Loved Ones) Need to Know

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men after skin cancer. Hear from our experts on a range of issues from screening, treatment, and the benefits of a second opinion. Read More

Posted October 13, 2023 | By Healthspirations Staff
Beyond the Mammogram: Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

Regular mammograms are an extremely effective way to detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, but some women are getting a new look at their future breast health through genetic testing. Dr. Be Saito explains who may benefit. Read More

Posted October 09, 2023 | With Be T. Saito, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad, and the Lp(a)

Your cholesterol levels can be impacted by everything from the foods you eat to your genetics. What those numbers really mean and why a sneaky form of cholesterol called Lp(a) is a growing concern in heart disease research. Read More

Posted August 16, 2023 | With Mark Berlacher, MD, The Christ Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute
How Your DNA Can Impact the Medications You Take

Learn how genetic medication counseling is helping patients achieve better outcomes by tailoring their prescriptions to their DNA. Read More

Posted December 01, 2022 | By Healthspirations Staff
How Genetic Testing Helps Identify Family Risk for Heart Disease

Patient Paige Gabbard was diagnosed with a heart condition in her early forties. When two of her siblings subsequently developed heart failure, she thought there might be a familial link and sought genetic counseling. Read her story to learn more. Read More

Posted May 07, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Genetic Counseling Team
When to Consider Genetic Counseling if Heart Disease Runs in the Family

After learning about her family's history with heart disease, Q102 radio personality Jennifer Fritsch wanted to learn more about genetic counseling and testing. Read what she learned from Bryana Rivers, genetic counselor. Read More

Posted May 04, 2021 | By Jennifer Fritsch, Q102 radio personality; and Bryana Rivers, cardiovascular genetic counselor, The Christ Hospital
High-Risk Cancer Screening: Molly's Story

For patients like Molly Stuart, knowing a family history of cancer can make all the difference when it comes to prevention. Read her story and learn more about The Christ Hospital's High-Risk Cancer Screening Clinic Read More

Posted January 13, 2021 | By Healthspirations Staff
How Precision Medicine is Revolutionizing Cancer Detection and Treatment

Family history can play a role in cancer risk, but how do you know how much? Read what B105's Chelsie learned about genetic counseling, precision medicine, and how they can help with being proactive. Read More

Posted January 04, 2021 | By Chelsie, B105 radio personality; and Burns Blaxall, PhD, Director, Precision Medicine, The Christ Hospital