Speaking of Women’s Health Column
Posted on August 26, 2016
Guest columnist Stetson Thacker, a third year PhD student in Molecular Medicine who is involved in researching autism, discusses the latest research in autism and what that means for young children and their parents.
Posted on July 11, 2016
Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s column on Methyl TetraHydroFolate Reductase (MTHFR), the most common genetic variant that plays a key role to many aspects of physical and mental health.
Posted on May 19, 2013
Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s blog about hereditary cancer syndromes. Recently, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) has been in the news with the announcement by actress Angelina Jolie that she carries the BRACA1 mutation. Lynch syndrome is actually THE most common hereditary cancer syndrome and there are other hereditary cancer syndromes (HCS) that you and your physician should know about!
Posted on February 08, 2012 (Updated May 24, 2016)
Genetics isn’t always destiny, but knowing your family health history can be important to your health. That information can indicate whether you are at higher risk for diseases such as breast cancer, osteoporosis and certain forms of cancer.