Category: Health Center
BRCA Gene Mutations Associated with Increased Prostate Cancer Risk
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SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Though predominantly known for their increased associations with breast cancer risk, germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are also associated with an increased susceptibility to other diseases, including prostate cancer. New data being presented during the 111th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) highlights new research on the role […]

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Decipher® Predicts Metastasis and Identifies Biomarkers Predictive of Aggressive Disease in African American Men
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Decipher® Predicts Metastasis and Identifies Biomarkers Predictive of Aggressive Disease in African American Men Study published by the Journal of Clinical Oncology provides biomarker insights into racial disparity in prostate cancer outcomes & shows that Decipher successfully stratifies African American men for metastasis SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – GenomeDx Biosciences announced today that its commercially-available Decipher® testing platform identified, […]

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Access to Cancer Screening and Care Can Help Erase Racial Disparities
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  Contact Information Amanda Narod 571-483-1364 Amanda.Narod@asco.org (BPRW) Access to Cancer Screening and Care Can Help Erase Racial Disparities (BLACK PR WIRE) – A new report shows that an aggressive, state-wide effort to provide African Americans with colorectal cancer screening and treatment eliminated long-standing disparities in survival between blacks and whites with the disease. The program may offer a model […]

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