4 Things to Know About BRCA Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

On June 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring DNA cannot be subject to patent. What does this mean for you? Read More

On June 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring DNA cannot be subject to patent.What does this mean for you? Because there is no routine cancer, it is crucial to study an individual’s genetic makeup. Now, physicians and other healthcare providers can offer more high-quality, affordable options to study your genetics and assess cancer risk, including genetic tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. Read More

4 Things to Know About BRCA Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

On June 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring DNA cannot be subject to patent. What does this mean for you? Read More

On June 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring DNA cannot be subject to patent.What does this mean for you? Because there is no routine cancer, it is crucial to study an individual’s genetic makeup. Now, physicians and other healthcare providers can offer more high-quality, affordable options to study your genetics and assess cancer risk, including genetic tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. Read More

Tobacco Research in Ohio to Benefit the Entire Nation

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Read More

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Maybe it’s the influence of family and friends that spurs someone to light up? Whatever the causes, we’re about to find out. For the next five years, researchers at the OSUCCC – James will do a deep dive into multiple studies designed to find out exactly what makes young and old alike take up tobacco, a deadly habit. Read More

Genetic Testing: What Consumers Need to Know

Imagine taking a guided tour of your own DNA – the biological roadmap on any number of pathways that could lead to specific illnesses. Read More

Imagine taking a guided tour of your own DNA – the biological roadmap on any number of pathways that could lead to specific illnesses. Medical experts have actually been doing it for years, studying genes and identifying risk factors and precursors for a number of diseases, including cancer. And the studies and testing are getting even more sophisticated with each passing year. Read More