Carla C. McGruder holds a Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. As a genetic counselor, Carla works with individuals with a personal and/or family history of cancer to provide genetic risk assessment and identification of hereditary cancer syndromes, coordinate genetic testing, and educate the patient regarding future cancer risks and medical management options. In addition, she provides supportive psychosocial counseling for individuals and family members with hereditary cancer syndromes. Carla is currently accepting referrals for the Cancer Genetics Program’s High Risk Cancer Screening Clinic at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center. The Cancer Genetics Program at UTHSCSA is in partnership with UT Medicine and the University Hospital System (UHS) to provide services to individuals and families in San Antonio, Central and South Texas communities.