News tagged with american journal of medical genetics

Preventive cancer surgeries save women's lives

A new study underscores the importance for women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer to get genetic counseling and testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that make them more likely to develop lethal breast or ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Cancer
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Caring for the whole person -- using systems medicine

At a time when medicine tends to focus on patients as a "collection of visceral organs and a nervous system," systems medicine provides a new approach to medical practice that is "anticipated to result in more comprehensive ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Other
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