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  1. Genetic Testing (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is genetic testing? Genetic testing is a type of medical test that looks for changes in your DNA. DNA is short for deoxyribonucleic acid. It ... due to changes in your DNA. Why is genetic testing done? Genetic testing may be done for many ...
  2. Ovarian Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... cells Your provider may suggest that you have genetic testing to look for the gene changes that raise ...
  3. Breast Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is a cancer that starts in breast tissue. It happens when cells in the breast change and grow out of control. The ...
  4. Genetic Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Genes are the building blocks of heredity. They are passed from parent to child. They hold DNA, the instructions for making proteins. Proteins do most of the ...
  5. Spinal Muscular Atrophy (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... A medical history, including asking about family history Genetic testing to check for the gene changes that cause ... get the sample for testing. In some states, genetic testing for SMA is part of newborn screening tests. ...
  6. Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cancer begins in your cells, which are the building blocks of your body. Normally, your body forms new cells as you need them, replacing old cells that die. ...
  7. Lipid Metabolism Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... of one of these disorders, parents can get genetic testing to see whether they carry the gene. Other genetic tests can tell whether the fetus has the ...
  8. Genes and Gene Therapy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Genes are the building blocks of inheritance. Passed from parent to child, they contain instructions for making proteins. If genes don't produce the right ...
  9. Genetic Counseling (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... expecting a baby. You may follow up with genetic testing. There are many reasons to seek genetic counseling. You may consider it if you : Have ...
  10. Health Screening (National Library of Medicine)  
    Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they're easier to treat. You can get some screenings ...
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