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News tagged ‘Genetics’ clear

  • In a new study, Dr. Judy Garber credits actress Angelina Jolie’s battle with breast cancer for increasing public awareness of breast cancer surgery options.


Tags: Genetics, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber led a study that sought to determine which breast cancer patient populations should be screened for abnormalities and how best to integrate that information into treatment protocols.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics

  • Dr. Kimberly Stegmaier contributed to an editorial urging Congress to fund precision medicine research.

Tags: Genetics

  • Dr. Stacy Gray and Dr. Katherine Janeway studied websites offering products or services related to "personalized cancer medicine." Their research showed online marketing to consumers often failed to explain the limits of the genetic tests.

Tags: Genomics, Genetics

  • Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr. and Dr. Katherine Janeway commented on the benefit of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative that will benefit research at Dana-Farber.

Tags: Genomics, Genetics

  • Dana-Farber was mentioned in a story about how bureaucracy and outdated rules often block potential breakthroughs, but precision medicine is providing hope.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, Genetics

  • Dana-Farber was mentioned as one of the cancer centers taking samples of patient’s tumors to analyze with new molecular diagnostic tests and identify a mutation with the hope of matching it with an effective drug.

Tags: Genomics, Genetics

  • Researchers at Dana-Farber’s Center for Cancer Systems Biology produced a new human interactome map, based on a systematic screen of 13,000 human proteins that uncovered 14,000 protein-protein interactions.


Tags: Genomics, Genetics

  • Dr. Judy Garber commented on the increasing number of women who undergo genetic testing and then choose double mastectomies.


Tags: Genetics

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis commented on a study that found women with BRCA-1 mutations can reduce their risk of breast and ovarian cancer if they get their ovaries removed by age 35.

Tags: BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, Genetics

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