genetics

November 8, 2016
Jyoti Patel, MD

9 Things to Know About Immunotherapy and Lung Cancer

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Recent FDA approvals for immunotherapy drugs for treating lung cancer are exciting, but there still are many things we need to learn about this new field of cancer treatment. Cancer.Net Associate Editor Jyoti Patel, MD, answers some of the questions that surround lung cancer and immunotherapy, during Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

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Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
September 27, 2016
Claudine Isaacs, MD

Pros and Cons of Genetic Testing and Cancer

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Genetic testing allows doctors to help treat, and even prevent, certain types of cancers. Many patients can benefit from genetic testing; however, we still don’t know a lot about how to best use the results of these tests.

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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting: Collective Wisdom #ASCO16
June 4, 2016
Lindsay Dudbridge, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting: Tailoring Treatment Through Precision Medicine

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Oncology professionals from around the world are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. There, they will discuss the latest advances and newest thoughts in cancer research. These studies provide a glimpse into the exciting future of precision medicine.

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May 1, 2014
Georgia Hurst, MA

My Genetic Nemesis

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Georgia Hurst, a Lynch syndrome advocate, describes from her personal experience the emotional and physical toll being diagnosed with a genetic condition that increases cancer risk can take.

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