Genetic counselor joins staff of Arkansas hospital; goal is to find, explain risk of cancer

Posted: December 31, 2017 at 4:29 a.m.

Marilyn Marshall-Miller (left), who underwent genetic testing after being diagnosed with cancer in 2016, has a tearful moment Friday with genetic counselor Courtney Cook while recalling Marshall-Miller’s experience.

ROGERS -- Most health threats come from outside the body -- germs, viruses, toxins and such. Courtney Cook helps patients deal with attacks or weaknesses from within.

Marilyn Marshall-Miller (left) of Joplin, Mo., reflects on her experience with genetic counseling with genetic counselor Courtney Cook at the Highland...

Genetic counselor Courtney Cook poses for a portrait on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Highlands Oncology office in Rogers. Northwest Arkansas recen...

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