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Pennsylvania Information on Implementation of Genomics Applications in Pennsylvania


General Information


State Genetics Coordinator


David Marchetto
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health and Welfare Bldg.
Division Director, Newborn Disease Prevention & Identification
Genetics Program
7th and Forster St.
7th Floor, East Wing
Harrisburg, PA 17120
(717) 783-8143
dmarchetto@state.pa.us


State Genetics/Genomics Program


Newborn Screening

PA Genetic Services Program


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

The Center for Families at Risk for Colorectal Cancer, University of Pittsburgh Health System/Magee-Womens Hospital

Familial Colorectal Cancer Registry: Kimmel Cancer Center

National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


Pennsylvania Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2003-2008 [PDF 2.31 MB]


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP)

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Assessment


Are physician recommendations for BRCA1/2 testing in patients with breast cancer appropriate? A population-based study
McCarthy AM, Bristol M, Fredricks T, et al. Cancer. 2013 Jul 16.

Familial Breast Cancer Registry

National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


Pennsylvania Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2003-2008 [PDF 2.31 MB]


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

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