May 25, 2017

The patient perspective: seeking answers with genetic testing

By Sharon Rosen @shr02
Many patients and their families search for years for answers to undiagnosed medical conditions, hoping for a diagnosis and treatment to help relieve often debilitating symptoms. Some of these patients may be candidates for whole exome sequencing, a genetic test that looks at the estimated 20,000 genes that may give [...]
The patient perspective: seeking answers with genetic testing
May 23, 2017

Picture perfect: 3-D mammograms and molecular breast imaging – personalized approaches to breast cancer screening

By Sharon Rosen @shr02
A picture is worth a thousand words. While that saying may be true, for the more than 50 percent of all women who have dense breast tissue, a picture from traditional, 2-D mammography may not tell the full story about whether they have breast cancer. “Breast density is like the [...]
Picture perfect: 3-D mammograms and molecular breast imaging – personalized approaches to breast cancer screening
May 19, 2017

Personalized care for aggressive breast cancers: 4 steps forward from the BEAUTY study

By Sharon Rosen @shr02
Chemotherapy substantially reduces the chance that certain types of breast cancer will return or spread to other parts of the body and improves survival. Chemotherapy before surgery is a standard approach to treat women with aggressive breast cancer. However, chemotherapy does not shrink tumors in all women. Mayo Clinic researchers [...]
Personalized care for aggressive breast cancers: 4 steps forward from the BEAUTY study

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