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DNA Testing for All?

DNA Testing for All?

Genetic testing has been widely used for several years to guide treatment strategies, particularly in oncology, where several drugs targeting…
Why is pancreatic cancer so deadly?

Why is pancreatic cancer so deadly?

Another line of research is focused on finding biomarkers of pancreatic cancer so that a simple blood or urine test…
More women should be assessed for BRCA mutations, new recommendations say:

More women should be assessed for BRCA mutations, new recommendations say:

The updated recommendation notes that for women who are recommended for screening for BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, that genetic risk…
6 babies and 6 employees at a hospital have tested positive for a drug-resistant infection

6 babies and 6 employees at a hospital have tested positive for a drug-resistant infection

The six babies, including one who is potentially symptomatic, and six symptomatic employees who have tested positive for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus…
Future therapeutic interventions for hyperoxaluria

Future therapeutic interventions for hyperoxaluria

NCF’s very own Dr. Sunil Joshi’s review article was published in one of the high impact factor journals, “Expert Opinion…
All breast cancer patients should get genetic testing, surgeons say

All breast cancer patients should get genetic testing, surgeons say

Dr. Peter Beitsch, a co-author of that study and a cancer surgeon practicing in Texas, wrote in an email that…
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