Cancer Genetics Program at St. John Hospital and the Van Elslander Cancer Center
The St. John Providence Cancer Genetics Program provides counseling, risk assessment and genetic testing (when appropriate) to people with a personal or family history of cancer. The goal of the program is to provide you information about your cancer risk, genetic testing options, and early detection and treatment plans. Preventive medical and surgical options are also available for hereditary cancer patients.
Allison Jay, M.D. Dr. Jay works for the Cancer Genetics Program at St. John Hospital and the Van Elslander Cancer Center. She is certified in clinical genetics and medical biochemical genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Prior to her arrival to the Van Elslander Cancer Center, Dr. Jay completed a residency at Detroit Medical Center where she worked with cancer patients at Karmanos Cancer Institute. She then completed a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Biochemical genetics. Dr.Jay is an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State University School of Medicine, where is involved in teaching the year one medical students introduction to genetics course. In addition, Dr. Jay is involved in the St. John Obstetrics and Gynecology residents training, as well as she is involved in mentoring genetics counseling students from Wayne State who rotate through the Cancer Genetics Department.
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
2375 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Fax: (313) 577-9137