In particular, Black veterans seen through an on-site program at a Philadelphia VA medical center were nearly five times more likely to get tested than through a telemedicine consult.
Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Patient Insists on Unnecessary Von Hippel-Lindau Testing
A patient with various health concerns insists on VHL genetic testing after a doctor suggests her symptoms seem to fit those caused by the inherited condition.
NCI Launches Trial of ImmunityBio Vaccine Combo to Prevent Cancer Among Lynch Syndrome Patients
Lynch syndrome patients will receive Tri-Ad5, a three-vaccine combination, along with an immune enhancer to train their immune system to attack precancerous cells.
An analysis of whole-exome sequencing results presented at AACR suggests many people with hereditary cancer risk variants don't fall under current NCCN guidelines.
Black Women With High Cancer Risk Lack Access to Genetics Experts, Specialists, OSU Study Finds
After interviews showed Black women are more likely to seek cancer risk information from PCPs, Ohio State researchers are delving deeper into disparities research.