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GENETIC TESTING AND COUNSELING


Cancer Genetic Risk Clinics in North Carolina

This list is current as of March 2006. For updated information, contact National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) at 610.872.7608 or www.nsgc.org.

Asheville

Mission Hospitals Health System
Fullerton Genetics Center
Kerry Crandall, MS, certified genetic counselor
Shearon Roberts, MS, certified genetic counselor
Carolyn Wilson, MS, certified genetic counselor
14 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801
828.213.0022 or toll-free 888.810.2800
www.missionhospitals.org/genetics.htm
Outreach Clinics: Burnsville, Franklin, Johnson City (TN), Morganton, Murphy, Rutherfordton, Spruce Pine, Sylva, Waynesville
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified genetic counselor

Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina Cancer Genetic Clinic
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cecile Skrzynia, MS, certified genetic counselor
Lisa Susswein, MS, certified genetic counselor
Megan Harlan, MS
Clinical Cancer Center, Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
919.966.9437 or 919.843.8724 (appts)
http://cancer.med.unc.edu/patient/programs/cancer-genetics.html
Outreach Clinics: Cary, Raleigh (Rex Cancer Center)
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified medical geneticist, Board certified genetic counselor

Charlotte

Carolinas Medical Center
Clinical Genetics Center
Lisa Amacker North, MS, certified genetic counselor
Post Office Box 32861, Charlotte, NC 28232
704.355.3159
Outreach Clinics: Concord, Shelby
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified genetic counselor

Durham

Duke University Medical Center
Hereditary Cancer Clinic, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
Adam Buchanan, MS, MPH, certified genetic counselor
Robin King, MS, certified genetic counselor
Tracey Leedom, MS, certified genetic counselor
DUMC, Durham NC 27710
919.684.3181 (Outreach Clinics 919.668.0766)
www.cancer.duke.edu/hcc
Outreach Clinics: Henderson (Maria Parham Medical Center), Laurinburg (Scotland Cancer Treatment Center) Lumberton (Gibson Cancer Center), Oxford (Granville Medical Center), Roxboro (Person Memorial Hospital), Smithfield (Johnston Cancer Center), Raleigh (Duke Health Raleigh Cancer Center), Whiteville (Columbus Cancer Center)
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified genetic counselor

Greensboro

Moses Cone Regional Cancer Center
Cancer Risk Assessment/Genetic Counseling Clinic
Nancy Adams, MS, certified genetic counselor
501 North Elam Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27403
336.832.0813
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified genetic counselor

Greenville

East Carolina University School of Medicine
Karen Schmidt, MD, MSc
Brody Building, Room 3E140, Greenville, NC 27858
252.744.2525
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified geneticist

Raleigh

Rex Cancer Center
Rex Cancer Genetics Clinic
4420 Lake Boone Trail, Ralegh, NC
919.784.6456
www.rexhealth.com/centers/cancer/genetics.htm
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified genetic counselor

Winston-Salem

Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center
High Risk Cancer Clinic
Sharon Gentry, RN, MSN, AOCN, trained counselor
Karen Shearin, BSN, trained counselor
3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336.718.0264
Cancer Risk Services: Cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Hereditary Cancer Clinic
Gail Hurt, RN, MAEd, licensed professional counselor
Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157
336.716.2899 or 800.446.2255
Outreach Clinics: Boone, Greensboro, Hickory, Wilkesboro
Cancer Risk Services: Board certified clinical geneticist, licensed professional counselor

 

 
 

Breast Cancer Resource Directory of North Carolina | Third Edition 2006 - 2007


Copyright 2006, Jamie Konarski Davidson, Women Helping Women, Elizabeth Mahanna, North Carolina Institute for Public Health, and UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Portions of the Breast Cancer Resource Directory of North Carolina may be copied without permission for educational purposes only. The Breast Cancer Resource Directory of North Carolina is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through the Breast Cancer Resource Directory of North Carolina should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your healthcare provider.

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