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Sunday cancer thoughts

Sometimes we have better options than others. Most cancers have multiple genetic problems making it difficult to find one critical to the life of the cancer cell but not to normal
June 2020

Is watchful waiting too difficult?

Even the carcinomas in situ (considered stage 0, cancer) vary in their genetics, histological characteristics and aggressiveness. ... DCIS is characterized by many of the same histological and genetic features as invasive breast cancer.
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Ovarian cancer breakthrough targets faulty genes

Results appear online at Nature Genetics. The association was principally with ovarian cancer.
June 2020

To test or not to test for inherited thrombophilias

Family members of patients with VTE are often concerned about how genetic factors may influence their own risk. ... With the increase in genetic testing in recent years, many people who are asymptomatic carriers are more aware of their mutation status, Dr
June 2019

Making more sense of breast density

For women who are found to be at higher-than-average risk for developing breast cancer, internists can consider referral to a high-risk breast clinic, which can then provide genetic
June 2020

Know the patient to achieve statin benefits

The patient is in his mid-30s and, though healthy, has a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) level of 170 mg/dL due to genetics and lifestyle.
November 2010

New info on common outpatient infections

The disease has both different genetics and different risk factors from hospital-acquired MRSA.
July 2008

Notes on Kalydeco, the new cystic fibrosis drug

Only 4% of cystic fibrosis patients have this genetic variant. Over 90% have a different mutation, F508del. ... This seems a perfect example of a new, expensive drug that may really help just a few people, and for which there's a clear genetic marker.
June 2020

Personalized medicine is the future

Tomorrow's treatments will be tailored to one's age, gender, weight, race, overall medical condition, severity of the medical threat and genetic profile, among other variables.
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Colon, rectal tumors genomically the same

The study also found several of the recurrent genetic errors that contribute to colorectal cancer. ... There is a known negative association between aggressiveness of colorectal tumors and the phenomenon of hypermutation, in which the rate of genetic
June 2020

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