genetics

October 11, 2022
Krittiya Korphaisarn, MD

Cancer in My Community: Expanding Genetic Testing in Thailand

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In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Krittiya Korphaisarn shares what cancer is like in Thailand, including how cancer is treated and why the Thai government launched a genetic testing initiative in the country.

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May 24, 2022
ASCO Staff

What to Know About At-Home DNA Tests for Detecting Cancer Risk

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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.

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March 3, 2022
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

What Is Somatic Genomic Testing and How Is It Used in Cancer Treatment?

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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.

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December 16, 2021
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

New Treatments for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With an EGFR Mutation: What to Know

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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.

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June 9, 2021
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

What to Know About Kidney Cancer Genetic Conditions and Genetic Counseling

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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.

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