Articles Blog

Camera on Cancer Research: Unraveling the Molecular Mechanisms of Neuroblastoma

[ Music ] People say to me, isn’t it depressing? And I said, no, it’s completely stimulating because you see how hard they fight and you just want to work even harder because you know you can make a difference. I actually, like many, many families, I also have, my family has been touched by […]

Read More
Articles Blog

What is the difference between genetic testing, such as FISH testing, and DNA testing?

This week’s Ask Dr. Durie comes from a gentleman who wants to know what is the difference between genetic testing, such as FISH testing, and DNA testing? This is obviously a very important question. Those are very different are test techniques. But both of them are evaluating the chromosomes within the myeloma cells. So what […]

Read More
Articles Blog

New Research on Tumor Genetics and Personalized Medicine in Cancer

At the precision medicine press briefing today, two studies I’d like to highlight. One was a study on so-called liquid biopsies, and that’s what we’re looking at circulating tumor DNA. The authors evaluated 15,000 samples of patients with very solid tumors that looked for the circulating tumor DNA. What they found was that, in patients […]

Read More
Articles Blog

“Glioblastoma in the making” – how genetic tests predict brain tumor prognosis? (9)

This was a special clinical case that was referred to us from another hospital, where they operated on a 55-year-old gentleman who had a few weeks of history of seizures. The neurosurgeon, very skilled person, went straight into the biopsy and into the lesion, and what the pathologists at the referring hospital saw under the […]

Read More
Articles Blog

Impacting the Cancer Patient Population, with Genomic Health’s Kim Popovits

There are a number of things that we are really excited about getting into as we move forward. Prostate cancer is the big focus right now as we extend our pipeline, but as you know, there are many cancers that we haven’t touched yet, including melanoma and ovarian and bladder cancer. Those are all cancers […]

Read More
Back To Top