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COPH graduates first cohort in genetic counseling program

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On May 2, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) conferred MSPH degrees on the first group of students graduating its genetic counseling program. Genetic counselors help families understand and adapt to the genetic risk factors of disease. Four students graduated the program, which is the only accredited genetic counseling […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun aims to reduce deaths from hereditary colorectal cancer

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Lynch syndrome—also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer—is one of the most common hereditary cancer syndromes. Those with Lynch syndrome have a significantly greater risk than others in the general population of developing colorectal cancer. […]