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AlaskaInformation on Implementation of Genomics Applications in Alaska


General Information


State Genetics Coordinator

Margaret H. Kurtagh
Genetic and Metabolic Clinic Manager
Newborn Metabolic Screening Co-Manager
3601 C Street, Suite 322
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907)269-3430 (907)269-3432 (F)
margaret.kurtagh@alaska.gov


State Genetics/Genomics Program


Genetic and Specialty Clinics


Other Resources


Genome Statute and Legislation Database

National Resources

 



Familial Hypercholesterolemia


Assessment


Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke

Percentage of adults aged 20 years and older who had their cholesterol checked within the past 5 years, 2009:


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Find a Lipidologist

WISEWOMAN (free cholesterol screening to qualified clients; some programs also offer family history screening for early cardiovascular disease):


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Lynch Syndrome


Assessment


National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2005 - 2010 [PDF 3.57 MB] see Goals, Strategies and Objectives


Comprehensive Cancer Plan for the Alaska Tribal Health System 2005-2010 [PDF 5.56 MB] see Goals, Strategies and Objectives


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP):

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Assessment


National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles



Policy Development


Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2005 - 2010 [PDF 3.57 MB] see Goals, Strategies and Objectives


Comprehensive Cancer Plan for the Alaska Tribal Health System 2005-2010 [PDF 5.56 MB] see Goals, Strategies and Objectives


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Medicaid coverage of genetic testing

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP):

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  • Additional information for Public Health Genomics is available on our contact page.
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