Sarah Ruppert, MS, CGC, is a certified genetic counselor and co-manager of the cancer genetics program at the Inova Translational Medicine Institute. Inova is the official breast cancer awareness partner of the Washington Redskins. Read Sarah Ruppert’s profile. Genetic testing has become an important part of medicine, and new tests for cancer-related genes are developed every…

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Sarah Ruppert, MS, CGC, is a certified genetic counselor and genetics program supervisor at the Inova Translational Medicine Institute. Read Sarah Ruppert’s profile. If you’re familiar with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, odds are good you think of them as “breast cancer genes.” Indeed, mutations in these two genes are associated with a significantly increased…

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