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Cancer genetics is an exciting field that is providing help both to people with a cancer diagnosis as well as those interested in assessing their risk for cancer. Experts from Cancer Treatment Centers of America will be available to discuss genetic counseling, who should consider genetic testing and the types of tests now available for different cancer types. Genetic counselors can help people understand why they may have gotten cancer, provide helpful information about treatment decisions and help other family members determine their risks for cancer and how best to protect themselves.
At Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), we believe there isn't one way to beat cancer - there are hundreds. For nearly 30 years, we've been committed to finding the right combination of personalized cancer treatments for our patients.
Together with you and your caregivers, we develop an integrated treatment plan that's right for you. A dedicated team of oncologists, surgeons and other specialists deliver advanced cancer treatment - including safer, more effective radiation therapy; new targeted drug therapies; and minimally invasive surgical alternatives. At the same time, we support you with therapies to boost your immune system, reduce pain and improve quality of life.
Our national network of fully-accredited hospitals earned the Full Standards Compliance from the Joint Commission. Each hospital provides state-of-the-art cancer care in a welcoming environment, where you and your family can focus on healing.
At CTCA, we never give up. We give you advanced treatment options, so you can take control of the disease.
As an Adjunct Faculty member of Arcadia University, Melanie has taught the cancer genetics class in the Genetic Counseling Master's Program.