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Databases and Laboratories
DATABASES AND LABORATORIES:
GeneTests from the University of Washington provides a list of genetics clinics in the United States and internationally. The list can be accessed by clicking on “Clinic Directory” at the top of the GeneTests home page. Clinics can be chosen by state or country, by service, and/or by specialty. State maps can assist in locating a clinic in your area. (Currently Genetests is down, however is expected to return)
The National Society of Genetic Counselors offers a searchable directory of genetic counselors in the United States. Search by location, name, area of practice/specialization, and/or ZIP Code.
The National Cancer Institute provides a Cancer Genetics Services Directory, which lists professionals who provide services related to cancer genetics. You can search by type of cancer or syndrome, location, and/or provider name.
The NCBI offers a database which lists labs and information on the specific gene mutations.
InSight, an organization of the top gastro cancer researchers in the world, maintains a database on the mutations and lists some of the cancers of the specific mutations.
The Memorial University of Newfoundland has a terrific database of specific mutations and articles directly addressing those mutations.