Items Tagged ‘genomics’

March 1, 2018

Managing a rare cancer

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Managing a rare cancer diagnosis presents unique challenges. One survivor shares her tips for navigating the sometimes-murky waters. CancerConnect News: Happy New Year: January 7  (the day I became really special). On January 7, I became really special. The pathologist at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, where I had been hospitalized […]

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Tags: General, genomics, News, Precision Cancer Medicine, rare cancers


January 8, 2018

Cancer Patients are Relatively Unaware of the Role of Precision Cancer Medicine, Genomics and Biomarker Testing

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CancerConnect News: Precision cancer medicines and the companion tests used to identify them are increasingly important in the management of cancer.  It is important to understand how aware patients are of these evolving treatment options and whether they are being discussed with their doctors. Our recent survey suggests that only one third of cancer patients […]

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Tags: Biomarkers, cancer connect, General, genomics, News, Precision Cancer Medicine, targeted therapy