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Learning about Lynch Syndrome

Learning about Lynch Syndrome

A story of a how a special patient taught me the importance of screening for cancer in family histories and how we apply those skills for our patients at ORM  By Leslie Evans, MS, CGC; PGD Program Manager Eighteen years
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Why ORM Takes Your Cardiovascular History to Heart

Why ORM Takes Your Cardiovascular History to Heart

By Leslie Evans, MS, CGC; PGD Program Manager February is Heart Health Month, a time to contemplate your diet and lifestyle choices to improve your heart health and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. An estimated 17 million plus people
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5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Donated Embryos

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Donated Embryos

This post was written by ORM Genomics Genetic Counselor, Gena Shepherd, MS, CGC.   Have you heard of embryo donation? Here’s how it works: individuals who create embryos with in vitro fertilization may altruistically donate their excess embryos to others with
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How much do you really know about your ancestry?

How much do you really know about your ancestry?

An explanation about why ORM Genomics chooses to offer expanded genetic carrier screening over ethnicity-based screening to our patients. By Leslie Evans, MS, CGC; PGD Program Manager Twenty years ago, carrier screening options were simple. Genetic counselors were to offer
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ORM Genomics Discusses Genetic Testing in Portland Monthly Magazine

ORM Genomics Discusses Genetic Testing in Portland Monthly Magazine

ORM’s Dr. Bankowski and ORM Genomics Director, Emily Mounts, discuss genetic carrier screening and how PGD can eliminate the transmission of genetic diseases in this Portland Monthly Magazine article, “Is OHSU Ushering in the Era of Designer Babies?“.
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