‘A lot of patients will come to me wanting to know: what’s my chance of developing cancer, predicated on my family background?’ says Shawnia Ryan, MS, CGC. Ryan helps them find the response. Ryan’s experience includes prenatal and pediatric genetics. August to focus on cancer genetics She joined the University of New Mexico Cancer tumor Center last. ‘Many areas in genetics, overall, are changing quickly,’ she says. ‘I felt like I wanted and needed to specialize in order to make sure I was serving the patients in the easiest way.’ Ryan may be the second certified tumor genetic counselor in the condition and works carefully with Lori Ballinger, MS, CGC, at UNM Cancer Center. Ballinger is the other certified cancers genetics counselor in New Mexico. They stay extremely busy with following genetic research in cancer and with assisting their patients make sense of genetics and statistics.Interest expense on convertible notes was RMB32.7 million for 2Q FY2011. Non-GAAP interest expenditure on convertible notes was RMB31.8 million for 2Q FY2011. As of 30 September, 2011, the Company had exceptional convertible notes of US$16.7 million in principal value which bore interest at 3.5 percent and matured in November 2011, and US$246.5 million and US$150.0 million in principal value of outstanding convertible notes which bear interest at 4 percent and 6.25 percent per annum, respectively, and matured or will mature in August 2013 and December 2016, respectively.