Genetic Testing

DNA, Genetics

Understanding BRCA 1, BRCA 2 Genetic Tests

Mutations in these two genes are responsible for about five percent of all cases of breast cancers and approximately 20 to 25 percent of all hereditary breast cancers.


Allyn Rose (CBS)

Angelina Jolie’s Preventative Surgery Shines New Light On Genetic Testing For Young Women

Angelina Jolie’s choice to undergo a preventative double mastectomy has shed new light on this difficult medical decision.



At-Home Genetic Test Reveals Risk Of Developing Common Diseases

It’s now possible for anyone to dive into the secrets of their DNA with an affordable at-home test.


Down Syndrome

Medical Minute: Down Syndrome

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the current practice of testing blood for down syndrome.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/18/2011