genetics

May 10, 2019 · Claire Smith, ASCO staff
Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation. Read More >>
April 9, 2019 · Monika Sharda, ASCO staff
In this podcast interview, Dr. Allison W. Kurian talks about a recent study showing that most women with breast or ovarian cancer do not receive genetic testing. Read More >>
December 20, 2018 · Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FSCT, FASCO
Some recent FDA approvals have made many people aware of tumor-agnostic treatments. But what does that mean and how could it benefit someone with cancer? ASCO Chief Medical Officer Richard L. Schilsky gives insight into this new way of thinking about cancer treatment. Read More >>
November 6, 2018 · Tiffani DeMarco, MS, LCGC
Concerned about a family history of cancer? Learn how genetic counseling and testing can help you understand and manage your own cancer risk. Read More >>
Nora Lynn Henry, MD
October 9, 2018 · Norah Lynn Henry, MD
Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer in U.S. women, except for skin cancer? Lineagotica Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry shares 9 important facts about the disease. Read More >>

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