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June 5, 2016

  ASCO Book Club to Discuss Bestseller When Breath Becomes Air

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May 23, 2016

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May 11, 2016

LIFE HEALTH HEALTH JOURNAL A Better Prostate-Cancer Test? Several new prostate-cancer tests aim to reduce needless biopsies and unnecessary treatments by sorting out harmless from aggressive tumors Cell division of a prostate-cancer cell, captured in a colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) image. Several new tests performed on blood, urine or tissue samples aim to tell patients not simply if they have prostate cancer, but also whether it is aggressive enough to warrant treating—or whether it can be safety monitored instead. ENLARGE Cell division of a prostate-cancer cell, captured in a colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) image. Several new tests performed on blood, urine or tissue samples aim to tell patients not simply if they have prostate cancer, but also whether it is aggressive enough to warrant treating—or whether it can be safety monitored instead. PHOTO: SPL/ SCIENCE SOURCE By MELINDA BECK Updated May 9, 2016 8:29 p.m. ET 32 COMMENTS When Al Piazza learned he had prostate cancer, his first thought was, “Let’s get this out and be done with it,” he says. But his urologist, Jeremy Lieb, said the side effects of treatment could be more harmful than the cancer itself. Dr. Lieb ran a genetic test on the patient’s biopsy sample, which calculated that Mr. Piazza, then 70 years old, had only a 3% chance of dying from prostate cancer over the next 10 years

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May 9, 2016

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May 9, 2016

http://obroncology.com/obrgreen/article/The-Uphill-Climb-of-Precision-Medicine Precision medicine

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