1. Scientists find cause of reduced drug sensitivity in HER2-positive breast cancer

    A new study reveals how a common cancer drug used in the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer can trigger changes in tumor cells that make them desensitized to its effect and lead to relapse. The researchers found that an anti-cancer drug triggered a series of events that increased the activity of a cancer gene, thus desensitizing the cancer cells to its effects. The team behind the study, fro…Read More

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    “The Center for Medical Genetics offers more than an accurate screening… They offer our patients a sense of assurance and well-being.” Dr. Marshall Cuptin M.D., F.A.C.O.G., Atlanta Maternal Fetal Medicine…Read More

  3. FDA Approves Exact Sciences’ Cologuard®; First and Only Stool DNA Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Test

    MADISON, WI – Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cologuard, the company’s noninvasive, stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test. Cologuard is the first noninvasive screening test for colorectal cancer that analyzes both stool DNA and blood biomarkers and has been proven to find 92 percent of cancers and 69 percen…Read More

  4. Genetic Testing for Babies with Diabetes in the UK ‘Results in Improved Treatment’

    Great article regarding the recent findings in UK as they continue to test babies for diabetes. Genetic testing for babies with diabetes in the UK ‘results in improved treatment’   The genetic testing of babies diagnosed with diabetes in the UK is making a real difference to their lives, doctors say. And according to the researchers behind the breakthrough, the use of genetic testing could be…Read More

  5. Studies Show Autism Signs May Be Different in Girls

    When it comes to autism, it’s not just black and white. Studies have recently shown that females show signs of autism that are different than males. Sometimes they’re even difficult to miss, especially in cases of high functioning autism. A higher intelligence level may allow them to mask their symptoms which won’t be revealed until their pre-teen or teen years. Here are a few signs that you…Read More