“You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know” and How PGT Can Help When You Do

“You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know” and How PGT Can Help When You Do

Sean and Sharon had an idyllic first pregnancy. Their son, born in March 2016, was a healthy baby boy. Due to a family history concern, the couple had asked for genetic testing during this pregnancy. They ended up having sequential screening, which looks for...
PGT for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

PGT for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

What is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome? While most cancer happens by chance (i.e. sporadic), about 5-10% of cancers are caused, in part, by inheriting a genetic variant from a parent that increases the risk for certain cancers over a person’s lifetime....
Community Perspectives on PGT for Sickle Cell Disease

Community Perspectives on PGT for Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD), also called sickle cell anemia, is one of the most common and well-known genetic disorders globally. Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT), in combination with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), provides families with the opportunity to test...

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