Médias et communications

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Dans les nouvelles :

June 28, 2021 - Genetic Counselling - Real Talk on Apple Podcasts

CAGC President Allie Cumming discussed genetic counselling and genetic testing on Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen. 


June 23, 2021 University of Manitoba master of science in Genetic Counselling Program earned full accreditation status from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC)



December 20, 2020Sask. woman who got stomach removed to thwart cancer describes life with 'ticking time bomb'

Ingrid Ambus, a genetic counsellor at North York General Hospital in Toronto, discusses the growth of genetic testing for hereditary cancer in Canada. 


September 23, 2020 - DNA tests: Buyer beware

CAGC President (2020) Melanie Care is quoted in this article about the limitations of DNA testing kits.

September 23, 2020 - DNA tests: Buyer beware

CAGC President (2020) Melanie Care is quoted in this article about the limitations of DNA testing kits.

December 22, 2019 - Although popular as Christmas gifts, DNA kits can open up a Pandora’s box of family secrets

CAGC President Alexis Carere, is quoted in this article about new biological relationships being brought to light with ancestry and other direct-to-consumer tests.

November 15, 2019 - Genetic Counsellors help make informed decisions.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority recognizes the role of CAGC members Tara Scriver, Janet Lucas, Andrea Hawrysh, Lacey Benoit, Candice Jackel-Cram, Rachel Vanneste and Melanie Paterson.

October 7, 2019 -  Toronto genetic counsellor says DNA testing sites may cause false health scares.

CAGC President Alexis Carere and genetic counsellor Seema Panchal discuss the importance of genetic testing in an accredited lab and caution about the possibility of errors with DTC testing.

July 31, 2019 - Can a DNA test improve your fitness and health?

CAGC President Alexis Carere weighs in.

December 3, 2019 - The CRISPR Baby Scandal Gets Worse by the Day.

CAGC President Alexis Carere commented on the ethical concerns of the use of CRISPR by a Chinese scientist in the Atlantic.

November 26, 2018 - Canadian scientists call creation of gene-edited babies ‘premature’ use of

CAGC Past President Sohnee Ahmed interviewed in reaction to the news of a Chinese scientist using CRISPR on human embryos.

July 8, 2018 - Did your genetic test flag that you’re at risk of a terrible disease? Don’t panic, experts say.

CAGC Past President Sohnee Ahmed highlights the limits of DTC testing companies.

Reconnaissance et prix aux membres de l'ACCG :

Andrea Hawrysh and Dr. Candice Jackel-Cram

April 2019. Nominees for the YMCA Saskatoon Women of Distinction – Research and Techonology Award, for their work to improve the care of women in Saskatchewan with endometrial cancer.

Dr. Jane Green

February 12, 2019. Invested into the Order of Canada

Publications des membres :

P.B. Carrion

Preliminary examination of the validity of the NIH toolbox cognition battery in treatment-resistant psychosis.

The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 1744-4144. doi:10.1080/13854046.2019.1694072

A. Fok

Pan-cancer analysis of advanced patient tumors reveals interactions between therapy and genomic landscapes

Nature Cancer, 1, 452-468. doi:10.1038/s43018-020-0050-6

C. Gibbons

Prenatal and preconception genetic counseling for consanguinity: Consanguineous couples; expectations,
experiences, and perspectives.

Journal of Genetic Counseling, 28(5), 982-992. doi:10.1002/jgc4.1150

Catriona Hippman, Angela Inglis, Priscilla Carrion, Heather Andrighetti

A Matched Cohort Study of Postpartum Placentophagy in Women With a History of Mood Disorders: No Evidence for Impact on Mood, Energy, Vitamin B12 Levels, or Lactation. Sept 4 2019.

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada , Volume 41, Issue 9, 1330 - 1337

Catriona Hippman

Pharmacogenomic Testing: Clinical Evidence and Implementation Challenges. Aug 7 2019.

Journal of Personalized Medicine. 2019; 9(3):40

Taila Hartley, Meredith Gillespie and Brenda McInnes

The value of diagnostic testing for parents of children with rare genetic diseases. June 26 2019.

Genetics in Medicine (2019)

CAGC Members of the Hereditary Breast Cancer Clinical Study Group (Jeanna McCuaig, Karen
Panabaker, Kim Serfas)

Oophorectomy and risk of contralateral breast cancer among BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. June 2019.

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment (2019) 175: 443.

Vannessa Di Gioacchino

Canadian genetic healthcare professionals’ attitudes towards discussing private pay options with patients. April 2019.

Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine, Volume 7, Issue 4


Emmanuelle Souzeau, as a member of the ASHG Duty to Recontact Workgroup

The Responsibility to Recontact Research Participants after Reinterpretation of Genetic and Genomic Research Results. April 4 2019

Amercian Journal of Human Genetics, Volume 104, Issue 4, 578-595

Jeanna McCuaig

Modified panel-based genetic counseling for ovarian cancer susceptibility: A randomized non-inferiority study. April 2019.

Gynecologic Oncology, Volume 153, Issue 1, 108-115


Melanie Napier, Lauren Brady, and Alexis Carere

Diagnostic Utility of Genome-wide DNA Methylation Testing in Genetically Unsolved Individuals with Suspected Hereditary Conditions. 4 April 2019.

American Journal of Human Genetics, Volume 104, Issue 4, 685-700


Taila Hartley

A Diagnosis for All Rare Genetic Diseases: The Horizon and the Next Frontiers. March 21 2019.

Cell, Volume 177, Issue 1, 32-37


Mireille Cloutier, Julie Hathaway, Rachel Vanneste and Guillaume Sillon

Lexigene®: An online medical genetics translation tool to facilitate communication. 15 February 2019

Journal of Genetic Counseling, Volume 28, Issue 3, 717-721

Angela Inglis

Risk communication in genetic counseling: Exploring uptake and perception of recurrence numbers, and their impact on patient outcomes. August 2018

Clinical Genetics, Volume 94, Issue 2, 239-245

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Julia Tagoe
Présidente, Médias et communications