Items Tagged ‘BEAUTY’

October 26, 2015

Tailoring Treatment, One Cancer Patient at a Time

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

This post was originally published last week on Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience, as part of a three-part series on how precision medicine is being used today to improve health care treatment for patients. The first article in the series, “Genomics Moves From The Lab To The […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, beauty project, BRCA1, BRCA2, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Judy Boughey, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Holly Boehle, individualized medicine, Precision Medicine


August 4, 2015

Breast Cancer Research Funded One Hair Cut at a Time

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Breast cancer touches everyone. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed at some time in her life with the disease. Every one of them is somebody’s mother, daughter, grandmother or niece. Every one of them has family and friends. In all, over 2.8 million women in the U.S. have a history of or […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, beauty project, breast cancer, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Clip for the Cure, Dr. Judy Boughey, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Regis Foundation, Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research


How Individualizing Breast Cancer Improved This Patient's Care

January 1, 2015

How Individualizing Breast Cancer Improved This Patient’s Care

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Holly Boehle continues to reflect on the little things that make a difference in her care — the differentiators that brought her to Mayo Clinic and continue to give her hope today. Boehle of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly two years ago. Subsequently, she learned of Mayo Clinic’s care […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, Beauty Study, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


July 30, 2013

The BEAUTY Project

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  The Breast Cancer Genome-Guided Therapy (BEAUTY) study is designed to help researchers better understand why standard chemotherapy eradicates breast cancer in some women but fails in others. The long-term goal is to enable individualized treatment for each woman with breast cancer by using the genetic information found in blood samples and tumor biopsies to […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, beauty project, breast cancer, cancer, exome, genome, genomics, Judy Boughey, Matthew Goetz, sequencing, the beauty project, whole exome


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