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IMAGING Management

Genetic Testing for Older Women with Breast Cancer

2020 16 Mar

New Stanford-led research finds that about 1 in 40 postmenopausal women with breast cancer are as likely as Ashkenazi Jewish women to carry inherited breast-cancer mutations in their BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.     The study published in JAMA is the first to suggest that women newly-diagnosed with breast cancer before age 65, but who don't have... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Blood Test can Diagnose Inherited Heart Conditions

2016 23 Feb

The British Heart Foundation has announced the development of a new genetic test that could help diagnose people with inherited heart conditions. The research investigated a group of genes that could be checked reliably for all known heart condition genes by using one simple test. The research is published in the  Journal of Cardiovascular Translational... Read more