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.
Identifying genetic changes has given us new insights in early detection and treatment of advanced and castration-resistant prostate cancer.
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. Some of those advances focus on improving the quality of care and patients’ access to it.
These studies from the ASCO Annual Meeting show some of the newest thoughts and latest advances in using immunotherapy and targeted therapy to treat bladder, stomach, and lung cancers.
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.
Learn how Angelina Jolie sharing her decision to have a preventive double mastectomy because she was a carrier of the BRCA mutation affected genetic counseling referrals and genetic testing rates at a Canadian cancer center.
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.