Has your doctor ever asked you about medical conditions that other members of your family have had?  Your doctor is trying to understand your family’s medical history to establish your risk for developing any medical conditions that are hereditary, meaning that they run in your...

by Kommah McDowell As a patient, advocate, and a founding member of City of Hope’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.  This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend my first Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Forum in Orlando, FL.  One of the reoccurring themes at the...