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  • Dr. Ann Partridge led a study showing testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, which significantly increase a woman’s risk of getting breast cancer and ovarian cancer, is on the rise among women ages 40 and under who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dana-Farber is one of 70 top cancer centers nationwide releasing a joint statement encouraging HPV vaccinations.

Tags: CervicalCancer, PatientEducation, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Katherine Janeway led a study finding some pediatric cancer patients harbor mutations in their tumor or germline that have potential clinical significance, either for diagnosis or treatment.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Genomics, Genetics

  • Dr. George Demetri comments on the call for Medicare and Medicaid to pay for advanced gene-sequencing of tumors.

Tags: PatientEducation, TargetedTherapy, Genetics

  • Dr. Christopher Recklitis commented on patient issues as part of the 2016 cancer survivorship symposium in San Francisco.

Tags: Survivorship

  • Dr. Alexi Wright led a study showing families of terminally ill cancer patients say end-of-life care is better when the patient is at home or in hospice care, not in the hospital intensive care unit.

Tags: EndOfLife

  • Dr. George Demetri discusses the moonshot initiative to conquer cancer.

Tags: Sarcoma

  • Dr. Barrett Rollins talks about President Obama's new national effort called "moon shot" to help in the fight against cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • Dr. George Demetri commented on Vice-President Joe Biden's push for new cancer research and treatments.

     

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dr. Judy Garber commented on ways genetic testing is playing a role in cancer treatment and prevention.

Tags: Genetics, Immunotherapy

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