Monthly Archives: September 2017

Thing you are having a challenging week?

Thing you’re having a challenging week?   Listen to Dr. Mary-Claire King describe one week in her life.  Dr. King’s research identified the BRCA1, a gene that increases the risk for breast cancer, among many other accomplishments.   King M. Who … Continue reading

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Can a blood test be used to screen for cancer? 

Can a blood test be used to screen for cancer?  This question was addressed in a recent NEJM article which investigated if checking for the Epstein-Barr virus (EBM) in plasma samples would be a useful screening test for nasopharyngeal carcinoma in patients … Continue reading

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