genetics

ASCO ® Plenary Series
August 15, 2022 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
Read research from the August 2022 session of the ASCO Plenary Series, which features a study that evaluated how common it is for people with lung cancer to have inherited genetic mutations known to increase cancer risk. Read More >>
June 15, 2022 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, experts discuss what people with early-stage lung cancer should know about molecular testing, including what it is, how it may be used in guiding treatment decisions, and several recent studies about its role in treatment planning. Read More >>
May 24, 2022 · ASCO Staff
At-home DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they actually helpful for detecting cancer risk? In this post, learn about at-home DNA tests for cancer risk and why it’s always best to get genetic screening done through your health care provider. Read More >>
March 15, 2022 · Amanda Nerstad
Lung cancer survivor Amanda Nerstad shares what it was like receiving a stage 4 diagnosis at age 39, the role genomic testing played in prolonging her quality of life, and how she and her family cope with the diagnosis. Read More >>
March 3, 2022 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Dr. Funda Meric-Bernstam and Dr. Mark Robson discuss a new ASCO provisional clinical opinion on somatic genomic testing in people with metastatic or advanced cancer, including what it is and how it impacts cancer treatment. Read More >>

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