1. Pre-conception carrier screening for Jewish genetic diseases


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    Chani Wiesman, MS, CGC, genetic counselor with the Program for Jewish Genetic Health of Yeshiva University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, provides an in-depth narrative on pre-conception carrier screening for Jewish genetic diseases that can affect offspring.

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    • Alyssa's Story: Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis


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      Alyssa shares her story about having Crohn's disease and the importance of being your own health advocate; Dr. Judy Cho discusses the Jewish genetic component of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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      • Sara's story: Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


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        Sara shares her story about being a carrier of a BRCA gene mutation and the importance of knowing her treatment options. Dr. Susan Klugman provides information on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer among Ashkenazi Jews.

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