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Raising a child who has cystic fibrosis

CF team at Sanford Health is 'such a great support for us'
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 6 min read
Sanford Health providers and genetic counselors work with families to determine if genetic testing is right for children

Genetic testing for pediatric cancer

When is it appropriate for a child to have a genetic test? Counselors weigh in.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 12 min read
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Teaching genetic science, empathy and communication

Sanford Health is committed to the future of genetic counseling through a master's graduate program.
Megan Baldridge Megan Baldridge 14 min read
Sanford Chip: blue DNA code on a black background

Sanford Chip offers insight for family’s past, future health

"More knowledge — especially about your health — is always going to be better."
Erin Heinert Erin Heinert 6 min read
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Diagnosing, managing a child’s developmental disabilities

Genetic testing, counseling can help find the diagnosis, cause and intervention
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read
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Veteran David Rowe sees benefits, encourages genetic testing

Sanford Health offers all military & veteran patients genetic testing at no cost
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 8 min read
Denny Sanford accepts an award from Research America on March 13 in Washington, D.C.

Denny Sanford featured on Fox News, honored for philanthropy

Advocacy group recognizes benefactor among others helping science and medicine
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 9 min read
partnership helps veterans' care: Denny Sanford shaking hands with a man as Kelby Krabbenhoft looks on

Sanford Health, VA partnership improves veterans’ services

Pharmacogenetic testing at no cost to veterans will help tailor health care
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 6 min read
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Sanford Health’s path to bringing precision care to veterans

Sanford Health President and CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft explains the program.
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 5 min read
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The genetics of colon cancer

An inherited condition called Lynch syndrome can cause several types of cancer.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read