LISTEN: Genetic testing can tell you your risk of cancer, and it’s available here in Alaska

Michelle Collins demonstrates how to use one of the machines that processes DNA samples. (Hillman/Alaska Public Media)

As technology and science advance we continue to find genes that play a role in both cancer and non-cancer diseases. Testing can show if you are at risk for a disease and also impact how you are treated. Join me, Host Dr Justin Clark for Line One, as we discuss the role and importance of genetic counseling.

HOST: Dr. Justin Clark
GUESTS:

  • Maggie Miller MS, CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor
  • Sarah Beck, MS, CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor

LINKS:

PARTICIPATE:

  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752  (statewide) during the live broadcast (10:00 – 11:00am)
  • Send email to lineone@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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