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Building the Profile:
Family History + Genetic Data

Our Risk Assessment Program (RAP) was one of the first in the nation to offer screening, education, and counseling to healthy people at increased genetic risk for disease.

A combination of your family history and your genetic data is used to build a profile of your risk for all cancer types, including — but not limited to — breast, ovarian, uterine, gastrointestinal (including colon), prostate, thyroid, and melanoma.

Clinical Genetics Staff List

 Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP
Chair, Clinical Genetics
Timothy R. Talbot Jr. Chair for Cancer Research; Co-Leader, Keystone Program in Personalized Risk and Prevention

Veda N. Giri, MD
Director, Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment

Michael J. Hall, MD, MS
Director, Clinical Risk Assessment

Elias Obeid, MD, MPH



The Department of Clinical Genetics is closely aligned with ongoing research initiatives in Fox Chase's Cancer Prevention and Control Program, as well as its , a collaborative translational science program co-led by Daly and funded through philanthropic donations to Fox Chase.

Download or request a copy of our brochure: All About the Department of Clinical Genetics (PDF, requires Adobe Acrobat®)