Carrier/Predictive Genetic Testing

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    Taxonomy Code: LF-5350.1500

    Programs that test an asymptomatic individual's blood and tissue to determine the presence of a particular gene or chromosome variation which may lead to the birth of a child with a particular disease or disability; or which determine the presence of specific genes or chromosome variations which predispose the person to a particular disease or disability later in life. Carrier testing is done for a number of conditions including cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia (Cooley's anemia), Tay-Sachs disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hemophilia, Huntington's disease and neurofibromatosis. Predictive genetic testing is available for a number of diseases including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, melanoma and thyroid cancer.

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    BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER/COLON CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTINGOffers full genetic counseling and genetic testing services for patients with breast or ovarian cancer, colon cancer of a family history of cancer. A complete family history is obtained for risk assessment. Dominant inheritance risk of transmission to offspring and probabilities of developing disease are discussed. The significance of negative and positive test results are reviewed.NassauBREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER/COLON CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTING COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    DIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICSProvides diagnosis and treatment for adults and children with inherited and sporadic genetic disorders. Special programs include: Prenatal Genetic Counseling, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program, Familial Cancer Risk Counseling, Neurofibromatosis Clinic, Huntington Disease Predictive Testing, Marfan Syndrome and Craniofacial Center.NassauDIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICS COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    JEWISH GENETIC DISEASE PROGRAMCertain inherited diseases occur more frequently in a given ethnic or racial group than in the general population. The Jewish Genetic Disease Program provides education, genetic screening, genetic counseling and clinical services for individuals or families commonly affected by these diseases. Fanconi Anemia (Type C), Tay-Sachs Disease, Canavan Diseases, Niemann-Pick Disease, Bloom Syndrome,Mucolipodosis (Type lV), Gaucher Disease (Type l), Familial Dysautonomia and Cystic Fibrosis are among the many genetic diseases that have been tested.NassauJEWISH GENETIC DISEASE PROGRAM COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    NEUROFIBROMATOSIS CENTERThis multidisciplinary center is comprised of staff from the Divisions of Human Genetics and Pediatric Neurology. Referrals to Orthopedic and Ophthamolic services are coordinated by the genetic counselor, as needed. The Clinic provides diagnosis, management, coordination of medical care, genetic counseling and education.NassauNEUROFIBROMATOSIS CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH

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