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Building the Profile:
Family History + Genetic Data

Our Risk Assessment Program (RAP) was one of the first in the nation to offer screening, education, and counseling to healthy people at increased genetic risk for disease.

A combination of your family history and your genetic data is used to build a profile of your risk for all cancer types, including — but not limited to — breast, ovarian, uterine, gastrointestinal (including colon), prostate, thyroid, and melanoma.
 

Clinical Genetics Staff List

 Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP
Chair, Clinical Genetics
Timothy R. Talbot Jr. Chair for Cancer Research; Co-Leader, Keystone Program in Personalized Risk and Prevention

Veda N. Giri, MD
Director, Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment

Michael J. Hall, MD, MS
Director, Clinical Risk Assessment

Elias Obeid, MD, MPH
Hematology/Oncology

 

Research

The Department of Clinical Genetics is closely aligned with ongoing research initiatives in Fox Chase's Cancer Prevention and Control Program, as well as its , a collaborative translational science program co-led by Daly and funded through philanthropic donations to Fox Chase.

Download or request a copy of our brochure: All About the Department of Clinical Genetics (PDF, requires Adobe Acrobat®)