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Ep. 8 – LiveWell Talk On…Genetic Testing (ft. Julie Thompson)

Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | iHeart Radio | Pandora (coming soon) | SoundCloud | Stitcher | TuneIn Host: Dr. Dustin Arnold, chief medical officer, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Guest: Julie Thompson, genetic nurse practitioner, Helen G. Nassif Community …

Ask the Expert: What is genetic testing?

Heredity can play an important role in the development of certain cancers. Thanks to medical research we now have a deeper understanding of the link between genetics and cancer, and …

Genetics & Risk Assessment Clinic

Know yourself. Know your health. The Genetics and Risk Assessment Clinic provides individual counseling, risk assessment, genetic testing and surveillance to anyone identified as having an increased risk of cancer …

Community Cancer Education Program

The Community Cancer Education Program focuses on promoting awareness of cancer prevention, early detection and resources available at the Community Cancer Center and within our community. Our Community Cancer Education …

Knowing Risks and Acting Proactively

Breast cancer runs in the family for Amanda Coakley, 37, of Dubuque. Through regular mammograms and genetic testing, she knew her risks and acted proactively. Amanda’s mother and two aunts had …

High Risk Breast Cancer Program

Know yourself. Know your health. Some families may have an increased risk for breast cancer due to personal risk factors, family history, a hereditary cancer syndrome or a gene mutation …

Your Team

Your partners on the journey to survivorship. Meet the dedicated nurses, dietitians, social workers, and cancer experts who make up your team and work collaboratively with the Nassif Community Cancer …

Pat’s Story: Cancer prevention can begin with knowing your family history

Pat Brady was attending a family reunion in the summer of 2018 when she learned several cousins had undergone predictive genetic testing for cancer. With a history of cancer throughout …

Cancer Prevention Month: By the numbers

Did you know approximately half of all men and one third of all women will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime? However, of the most common cancer types …

Survivorship Clinic Support Services

At the Survivorship Clinic at the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center, our medical, psychological and social services focus on education, prevention, surveillance, intervention and coordination. Continue reading below for …