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R. Coleman Lindsley, MD, PhD

Genetic profiling can guide stem cell transplantation for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome

February 8, 2017

A single blood test and basic information about a patient’s medical status can indicate which patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) are likely to benefit from a stem cell transplant, according to new research by scientists at Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

 

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James Tulsky, MD

Tips for Starting Difficult Conversations with Your Care Team

February 6, 2017

Everyone who lives with cancer has worries about the future. But expressing these fears to loved ones and health care providers can often be challenging. James Tulsky, MD, provides advice for broaching these conversations with oncologists.

 

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Precision Cancer Medicine - Nikhil Wagle, MD

Online Resource for Precision Cancer Medicine

Clinicians at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center are now armed with specialized tests to create a precise "tumor profile" for each patient's cancer. Learn about the latest thinking in precision cancer medicine from our researchers and clinicians, and explore a searchable database of clinical trials that focus on targeted therapies by disease, gene, and mutation.