Tuesday, February 19, 2013

When Genetic Testing Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

Oprah Magazine presents more evidence for the critical role genetic counselor play in the genetic testing process.

Read the full article at: http://www.oprah.com/health/Genetic-Testing-Dangers-DNA-Research-Breakthroughs Read more!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

BRCA Patent Case

Keep up-to-date on the patent case regarding the BRCA genes by visiting this extensive resource: http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/association-for-molecular-pathology-v-myriad-genetics-inc/?wpmp_switcher=desktop

The Supreme Court is slated to hear arguments in April 2013. Read more!

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013

PARP Inhibitor Research Update

FORCE hosts a PARP Inhibitor Research Update

Thursday, February 28

12:00 noon EST / 9:00 am PST

Join FORCE for an update on PARP inhibitor research! PARP inhibitors are drugs being studied as targeted therapy for treating BRCA-related cancers. Whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment, or investigating for a family member, this webinar will provide you with the latest information about the status of PARP inhibitor research. FORCE is pleased to present medical oncologist and researcher Susan Domcheck, MD, Executive Director of the Basser Research Center for BRCA as she explains more about the state of research on these drugs. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/274781610

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