Algunas aprobaciones recientes de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (Food and Drug Administration, FDA) han hecho que las personas se enteren de que hay tratamientos agnósticos con respecto a los tumores. Pero, ¿qué significa eso y cómo podría beneficiar a alguien con cáncer? El director médico anterior (2013-2021) de la American Society of Clinical Oncology (Sociedad Estadounidense de Oncología Clínica), Richard L. Schilsky, aporta información sobre esta nueva forma de abordar el tratamiento del cáncer.
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.
Metastatic breast cancer survivor Marianne McNally describes how genomic testing and creating a game plan with her care team has allowed her to have a sense of control throughout her cancer experience.
In this article from The ASCO Post, Dr. Mark Lewis describes how his inherited cancer diagnosis has impacted his career as an oncologist and how it’s made him better able to empathize with his patients.
ASCO’s 2021 Advance of the Year highlights how progress in the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers is driven by molecular testing of tumors.
In this post, Emily Pinto Billcheck describes living with von Hippel-Lindau disease, a rare genetic cancer condition that has also affected her family, and how she changed her own perspective of her bravery over time.
In this post, Dan Shockley discusses how his experience in the United States Navy helped shape his mindset and prepared him to keep a positive outlook throughout the diagnosis and treatment of his hereditary colon cancer condition.
Lung cancer survivor Xin Zheng discusses her experience with stage IV lung cancer and how joining a clinical trial after receiving genetic testing helped stop the spread of her cancer.
Dr. Yanin Chávarri-Guerra discusses what barriers to cancer care exist in Mexico and how the country is working to expand access to genetic testing for people with cancer.
Leona deVinne felt guilty when she learned her son had the same VHL diagnosis she has that causes a high risk of cancer. Here’s how she learned to cope.