genetics

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 >>
February 23, 2022 · Andrea Walens, PhD
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future. Read More >>
February 14, 2022 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
Research from ASCO’s 2022 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium features a study on predicting the risk of developing and dying from metastatic prostate cancer in a diverse population. Read More >>
December 16, 2021 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, 4 experts discuss the first-ever targeted therapies approved for people with non-small cell lung cancer with an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 20 insertion mutation, including how they work and what they mean for people with this type of cancer. Read More >>
June 9, 2021 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Dr. Brian Shuch and genetic counselor Lauren Bear discuss genetic conditions linked to kidney cancer, how they can impact people with kidney cancer and their families, and what to expect if you’re referred to meet with a genetic counselor. Read More >>

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