Patients & Families

Are you a patient, parent, or family member looking for information about a genetic condition, risk factor, or birth defect? This webpage is a gateway to help you find Michigan and national resources on a variety of health topics. Follow the links below to view highlighted resources, hot topics of interest, and additional information.

Highlighted Resources

MDHHS Birth Defects Data and Statistics

The Michigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR) tracks more than 1,000 diagnoses of birth defects. This allows the Prevention program to ensure certain populations receive appropriate services and follow-up.

MDHHS Cancer Genomics Program

Michigan's Cancer Genomics Program provides information about hereditary cancer syndromes, such as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndrome. Resources for patients, patient advocates, health care providers, and professionals are available.

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