Challenges of genetic testing in oncology: BRCA1 result withheld from patient with outstanding bill

Precision Oncology News and My Gene Counsel co-produced the “Challenges of Genetic Testing in Oncology” series to highlight real-world issues faced by geneticists and medical professionals as genetic testing is increasingly used in cancer care. Experts submit anonymous case reports to My Gene Counsel, and based on the details in those reports, Precision Oncology News … Read more

Exploring risk prediction for risk mitigation in prostate cancer in a new study

As genetic risk stratification in prostate cancer, a leading cause of death and a partially hereditary disease, continues to be understood, researchers in a new literature review have compiled data on reducing mortality through early detection and prevention. Data over the past decade has shown that rare pathogenic mutations (RPMs), particularly those involved in DNA … Read more