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Genetic Counseling at LHC

2/12/2012
Bronxville, NY - Lawrence Hospital Center now has available a comprehensive genetic counseling service for individuals with a personal or family history of breast, ovarian or associated cancers.
 

Bronxville, NY – February 12, 2012 – Lawrence Hospital Center now has available a comprehensive genetic counseling service for individuals with a personal or family history of breast, ovarian or associated cancers. Donna Russo, MS, a board certified genetic counselor, oversees the program which is designed to help people take control of their health by offering education, genetic counseling and genetic testing based on the latest understanding of genetic and environmental risk factors.  Ms. Russo, who has over 15 years of experience in cancer genetic counseling at Columbia University Medical Center, will develop personalized cancer risk profiles outlining strategies to potentially reduce an individual’s risk of developing these cancers. Anyone interested in this service should schedule an appointment by calling 914-787-4000, option 7.