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Doctors who treated Angelina Jolie are giving details of the operations the actress had to remove both breasts and reconstruct them with implants. Jolie revealed on Tuesday that she had the surgery because she carries a gene that puts her at high risk...
Tags: Angelina Jolie, Mastectomy, Breast Cancer
There’s a big push to get cancer patients to the right doctor. A new study suggests thousands of women are not getting the care they need, so as we “focus on cancer,” we’re focusing on what that study means for people in our...
Tags: Oncology, Medical Specialization
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge international effort involving more than 100 institutions and genetic tests on 200,000 people has uncovered dozens of signposts in DNA that can help reveal further a person's risk for breast, ovarian or prostate cancer,...
The Hartford CourantPortland High School teachers Pat Ponko and Beth McCormick aren’t at all surprised that Erin Brady was crowned Miss USA Sunday night. They know Brady as a woman who is smart, hard-working, articulate and cheerful, no matter what the odds. They...
Jennifer Manning June 12, 1956-June 12, 2013 Jennifer “Jennie” Manning was born at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach on June 12, 1956, to William and Kay Manning of Costa Mesa. She attended Estancia High School, where she contributed to an...
email@example.comMore than 600 people signed up this year to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Washington County, a fundraising event that began Friday afternoon and was scheduled to extend into the morning hours Saturday. Cancer...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHayley Petenbrink, a recent Meyersdale Area High School graduate, knows the sorrow cancer can bring. The disease has struck her family more than once and ovarian cancer took away her grandmother. She said she’s determined to fight back. The 18-...
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Thursday's Supreme Court decision on Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics Inc. was much anticipated by geneticists and clinicians. At stake were property rights for two human genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. Both are important because mutations...
In the course of our country's history, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has bestowed coveted protection on many strange and wondrous inventions: the three-legged pantyhose (in case one leg runs), the sealed, circular peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich,...
Jewish breast cancer survivors were among the people celebrating a recent United States Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously that patents cannot be held on naturally occurring human genes. The decision came in a case in which...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit, a decision that medical experts said will lead to more genetic testing for cancers and other diseases and to lower costs for...
This post has been corrected, as noted below. When it took up the issue of patents on human genes, the Supreme Court seemed torn by two conflicting interests: the long-standing principle that products of nature can't be patented, and the commercial...
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