What is Genetics?

Genetics is the study of how traits such as hair color, eye color, and risks for health problems are inherited or passed from parents to their children. Cancers develop due to changes, called mutations, in genes. Only a small number of cancers are from inherited mutations that are passed down in families.

Specialized Knowledge

Despite their highly specialized knowledge, genetic counselors are an under-recognized resource within the healthcare system. Having the service of genetic counselors to review genetic test orders is a highly specialized area of medicine. In a clinical setting, genetics counselors collaborate with pediatricians and oncologists, to review data and make recommendations.

A Key Part of Medical Diagnosis

Many different types of physicians, such as pediatricians and neurologists, order genetic tests for their patients. However, most of them do not have expertise in genetics. When considering the limited emphasis on genetics in medical schools, the ever-increasing number and complexity of genetic tests, and the limited number of genetic counselors and physician geneticists in the U.S, it is not surprising that genetics counselors are an integral part of the medical diagnosis process.

Only the Best

Joint Commission Accreditation is the most stringent in the country

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for medical facilities. Since 2011, we have been Exceeding Industry Standards. This proves our quality of care is at the highest level.  Patient safety and treatment is our top priority and Joint Commission Accreditation is essential to continue to add services for our patients.

Forward Thinking

Ranking #2623 of the fastest growing companies an America.

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The Inc. 5000 is a weekly magazine that publishes stories about small businesses and startups and is a very prestigious honor for growing private businesses and business leaders.

Best Workplace

In 2019, we ranked as #23 among the nation’ top 50 Non Profit organizations

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to work for, by Non Profit Times.  This coveted award is primarily based on employee satisfaction surveys in the following areas:  Leadership and Planning, Culture and Communication, Training, Development and Resources.

Best of Las Vegas

In 2019, we won ‘Best of Las Vegas’ in two categories:

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Best Cancer Treatment Center and Best Charity Event (Circus Couture).

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Become a Patient

We believe every child is entitled to the best treatment options that modern science has to offer. This is why we also place a great emphasis on raising money to support access to these trials for all children.