Dig Deeper and Learn: Cancer Genetics

Breast Cancer 

Education: ACOG: BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutations FAQACS: Breast CancerCDC: Breast Cancer | Sharsheret: Your Jewish Genes | Sharsheret: How Do I Tell My Children about My Cancer Gene? | Sharsheret: The Jewish Breast & Ovarian Cancer Community

Colorectal Cancer 

Education: CDC: What is Colon Cancer?ACS: Colorectal CancerMayo Clinic: Colon Cancer 

Gynecologic Cancer

Education: ACOG: Ovarian Cancer FAQ ACOG: Endometrial Cancer FAQ | CDC: Gynecologic Cancers  | National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 

Pancreatic Cancer

Education: ACS: Pancreatic Cancer  | Mayo Clinic: Pancreatic Cancer | Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 

Prostate Cancer

Education: ACS: Prostate Cancer | CDC: Prostate Cancer  | Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) | Us Too  | Zero Cancer 

Stomach Cancer

EducationACS: Stomach Cancer  | Mayo Clinic: Stomach Cancer  | NCI: Stomach Cancer  | No Stomach for Cancer 

Guidelines for Cancer Genetics

Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Prostate Cancer
ASBS: Consensus Guideline for Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer
ACOG: Practice Bulletin for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Society of Gynecologic Oncology: Risk Assessment for Inherited Gynecologic Cancer Predispositions
ACOG: Practice Bulletin for Lynch Syndrome
ASCRS: Surgical Treatment for Patients with Lynch Syndrome
ASCO: Genetic and Genomic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility
ACMG: Referral Indications for Cancer Predisposition Assessment 
Applications for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Applications for Lynch Syndrome
Applications for Familial Hypercholesterolemia


Dig Deeper and Learn: Prenatal Genetics

Prenatal Genetic Screening

ACOG: Prenatal Genetic Screening FAQ | ACOG: Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis Tests FAQ Cooper Genomics: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (video)* | Myriad: Prenatal Genetic Screening Patient Education (video)Victor Center: Jewish Genetic Diseases 

Extended Carrier Screening

ACOG: Carrier Screening FAQ 

Newborn Screening

Baby’s First Test


NORD: Trisomy 13 SyndromeGHR: Trisomy 13 | NORD: Trisomy 18 Syndrome | GHR: Trisomy 18GHR: Down SyndromeNational Down Syndrome Society |Trisomy 18 Foundation | SOFT 

Cystic Fibrosis

ACOG: Cystic Fibrosis FAQ | Claire’s Place Foundation (Cystic Fibrosis) | Cystic Fibrosis 

Fragile X Syndrome

NORD: Fragile X SyndromeGHR: Fragile X Syndrome | CDC: What is Fragile X Syndrome? | National Fragile X Foundation | Xtraordinary Joy 

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

NORD: Spinal Muscular Atrophy | GHR: Spinal Muscular AtrophyMDA: Spinal Muscular AtrophyCure SMATogether in SMA 


CDC: Sickle Cell DiseaseCDC: Thalassemia | GHR: Alpha Thalassemia | GHR: Beta ThalassemiaCDC: Hemoglobinopathies Project

Guidelines for Prenatal Genetics

NSGC: Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening
ACMG: Noninvasive Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy (2016 Update)
ACOG: Carrier Screening in the Age of Genomic Medicine
ACOG: Carrier Screening for Genetic Conditions
ACMG: Position Statement on Prenatal/Preconception Expanded Carrier Screening
ACMG: Carrier Screening of individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish descent
ASRM: Pre-pregnancy Counseling
ACOG: Microarrays and Next-Generation Sequencing: The Use of Advanced Genetic Diagnostic Tools in Obstetrics and Gynecology
ACOG: Practice Bulletin on Prenatal Diagnostic Testing for Genetic Disorders
ACMG: Statement on Guidance for Genetic Counseling in Advanced Paternal Age 

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