- Do you wonder if a medical condition you have is hereditary and may be passed from one generation to the next in your family?
- Do you think you may be at risk for a disease because of your family’s medical history?
- Are you worried about having a child with an inherited disorder?
- Would you want to know how to greatly reduce the risk and hopefully prevent a hereditary cancer or other hereditary condition from happening to yourself or loved one?
In the era of genetic medicine, these are questions we all face. At NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Center for Medical Genetics, an interdisciplinary team of nationally recognized medical geneticists, genetic counselors, and experts in every specialty of medicine, apply the evolving science of genetics to your medical care.
image credit: U.S. Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, http://www.jgi.doe.gov