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
Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics
Dr. Kimberly Stegmaier contributed to an editorial urging Congress to fund precision medicine research.
Tags: Genomics, Genetics
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Dana-Farber was mentioned in a story about how bureaucracy and outdated rules often block potential breakthroughs, but precision medicine is providing hope.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.
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.
Dr. Judy Garber commented on the increasing number of women who undergo genetic testing and then choose double mastectomies.
Tags: BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, Genetics
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