Nov 16, 2017

A Wish Realized: Genetic testing solves a family medical mystery

By susanbuckles @susanbuckles
By Susan Buckles and Colin Fly Amid baby babble, Jordyn LaMont’s eyes grow wide with excitement as she spots her father, Brandon, bursts into a wide smile and playfully raises her toes to his face. “She’s full of personality,” says her mother, Stacey. “She’s proof that miracles do happen.” Jordyn [...]
A Wish Realized: Genetic testing solves a family medical mystery
Nov 14, 2017

An individualized approach to preventing nausea after surgery

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
After surgery, most patients are eager to recover and get back to their normal routine. But, for nearly one-third of patients, anesthesia drugs make them sick to their stomach and they start vomiting. This is what physicians call post-operative nausea and vomiting. It can be an uncomfortable side effect from [...]
An individualized approach to preventing nausea after surgery
Nov 7, 2017

Twenty-first century precision medicine cancer care

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
As genomic sequencing has become faster and less expensive, physicians have used this new technology to guide and manage care for patients with cancer. Genomic testing, also known as genomic profiling, was initially used for patients with advanced cancer when standard therapy failed. The goal of the testing was to [...]
Twenty-first century precision medicine cancer care

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