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Ms. Vickie L. Venne

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Cancer Genetic Counselor

University of Utah
201 Presidents Circle Room 201
Salt Lake City , Utah 84112
United States

Company Description: The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, is an institution for higher education and research accredited with Northwest Association of Schools and...   more

Employment History


  • MS
  • MS CGC
49 Total References
Web References
Team, 25 Jan 2015 [cached]
Vickie Venne, MS, Cancer Genetic Counselor, University of Utah / Veteran's Administration
Take Care | WRVO Public Media, 30 June 2013 [cached]
This week on "Take Care," genetic counselor Vickie Venne talks about the importance of knowing your family history and how genetic counseling can help families. Venne, the former president of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, is author of "The Genome Book: A Must-Have Guide to Your DNA for Maximum Health" and was the first licensed genetic counselor in the United States.
Rodeo team rides in snow; get health smart, 30 April 2008 [cached]
At 10 a.m., genetic counselor Vickie Venne will present "Knowing Your Family History Can Save Your Life." Venne is a genetic counselor with the University of Utah's Huntsman High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic. She helps patients determine if family history could increase their breast cancer risk.
by Vickie Venne, ..., 28 Sept 2008 [cached]
by Vickie Venne, MS
Vickie Venne is a licensed genetic counselor at Huntsman Cancer Institute, where she sees patients in the High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic and is the Research Associate for the Breast Cancer Family Registry. She is also actively involved as a faculty member in the Genetic Counselor Graduate Program at the University of Utah. Ms. Venne received her MS from Sarah Lawrence College and has practiced in both clinical and laboratory settings in prenatal, pediatric and cancer genetics. She is actively involved in the National Society of Genetic Counselors, having served as newsletter editor and then President and currently serving on the Governance Task Force. She has also been involved with legislative activities in Utah, playing key advocacy roles in both the Genetic Privacy Law and the Genetic Counselor Licensure Bill, and currently sits on the Utah Counselor Genetic Licensure Board.
HoltzReport - Breast Cancer Genes: BRCA 1 & 2 (1998) - SHN: Sapient Health Network, 1 Feb 1998 [cached]
Vickie Venne, genetic counselor at the University of Utah, says, "We have gals who are doing breast self-exams every other day, we're teaching them why that's not appropriate.
So does that mean 31-year-olds ought to go out and have their ovaries out as a prophylactic measure?," asks Venne. "No, let's look at what the risks are of ovarian cancer for someone in their 30's. It's not very high, it's virtually zero. Venne says it's reasonable then for a woman to wait until she is finished having children before having her ovaries removed.
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