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  1. Angelina Jolie Pitt's New York Times essay praised by Stanford cancer expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stanford

    ... intervention for high-risk women. Kurian is associate director of the Stanford Program in Clinical Cancer Genetics and a member of the Stanford Cancer Institute . In 2012 she published on online tool to help women with BRCA mutations understand ...

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  2. Doctors: Angelina Jolie did the right thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CNN

    Experts in cancer genetics recommend that women in a similar situation remove their ovaries as soon as they're done having children Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts and ovaries to prevent cancer might sound extreme, but breast cancer experts say she was spot on. "I understand what Angelina Jolie did, and I would have done it, too," said Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society.

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  3. Cellectis Appears To Be Another Great Car T-Cell Pharma CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Seeking Alpha

    ... the body. The CAR T-cell technology can be deployed in specific products based on type of cancer, stage, personal genetics, etc. The result is a virtually unlimited number of possible products that can be created using this technology. The company ...

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  4. Genetic discovery may offer new avenue of attack against schistosomiasisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... to break the cycle of transmission. The findings about this genetic discovery were just published in PLOS Genetics , by researchers from OSU and the Universite de Perpignan Via Domitia in France. The work was supported by the National Institutes of ...

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  5. Link between genetic variation, alcohol dependence foundRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... pharmacological treatments to help people who want to stop drinking, because this is a terrifically difficult human genetics problem," said Jill C. Bettinger, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, VCU School of ...

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  6. Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... that can increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to research published today in Nature Genetics . Some older women with breast cancer could safely avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival, a study has ...

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  7. Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer GeneRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | US News & World Report

    Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say. In a column published Tuesday in the New York Times , Jolie wrote about deciding at age 39 to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, based on the increased risk of ovarian cancer posed by a mutation she carries in the BRCA1 gene.

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  8. Angelina Jolie doesn't have cancer - here's why she had her ovaries and breasts removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... cancer.'" Note: We relied heavily on the National Cancer Institute's wonderful, but very technical, summary of the Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer for this post.

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  9. More women sought breast cancer care after Angelina's Jolie's double mastectomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... had on public awareness about the science behind her health issues. The researchers, who published in the journal Genetics in Medicine , found that Jolie's story did not improve people's understanding of breast and ovarian cancer risk. "While three ...

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  10. Red blood cell traits associated with malaria risk in childrenRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... for presumed uterine The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual genetics, scientists report. "We've known for a long time that aspirin lowers the risk of bowel cancer, but we Brain somatic mutations in ...

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  11. Higher volume of scoliosis surgeries linked to reduced reoperation ratesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... for presumed uterine The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual genetics, scientists report. "We've known for a long time that aspirin lowers the risk of bowel cancer, but we Brain somatic mutations in ...

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  12. Discovery of what attracts pregnant mosquitoes is used to fight malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... (accessed March 24, 2015). The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual genetics, scientists report. "We've known for a long time that aspirin lowers the risk of bowel cancer, but we Brain somatic ...

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  13. National alert issued: Look-alike packaging may cause confusion between neostigmine and phenylephrineRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... for presumed uterine The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual genetics, scientists report. "We've known for a long time that aspirin lowers the risk of bowel cancer, but we Brain somatic mutations in ...

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  14. @SLUCare #Cancer Expert Suzanne Mahon Runs Hereditary Cancer Program...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newswise

    ... risk of cancer on steps they can take to protect their health. Among a small number of nurses who are credentialed genetics professionals, Mahon received the 2011 Founders Award for Excellence in Patient and Professional Education in Genetics from ...

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  15. Hard Decisions by Angelina Jolie and Other WomenRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newswise

    Rebecca Darrah, MS, PhD, Certified Genetic Counselor Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Case Western Reserve University http://fpb.case.edu/Faculty/Darrah.shtm Email: rjm11@case.edu Phone: 216.368.0726 Master of Science in Genetic Counseling: Case Western Reserve University 2000 Doctorate of Philosophy: Genetics: Case Western Reserve University 2010 "When diagnosed with a BRCA mutation, women face difficult decisions about whether or not to undergo prophylactic surgeries as a means to reduce both breast and ovarian cancer risk.

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  16. Got (fresh) milk? Preserving milk using energy efficient pulsed electric field processingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... for presumed uterine The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual genetics, scientists report. "We've known for a long time that aspirin lowers the risk of bowel cancer, but we Brain somatic mutations in ...

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  17. Four-stranded DNA-binding protein conserved in plants and animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    Molecular biophysicists show that the same type of protein works in plants and animals to bind to peculiar DNA structures called G-quadruplexes, or G4 DNA for short. That's precisely the point of a new paper by a team of Florida State University researchers who see their discovery as a possible path to future advancements in agriculture and other genetics-friendly fields of study.

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  18. Empower yourself at 'Jean Therapy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... overwhelmed by taking advantage of educational, counseling, and screening programs offered by the Center for Jewish Genetics. You can also reach out to their amazing partner organizations like Bright Pink, a non-profit focused on educating young ...

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  19. Neolithic culture may have kept most men from matingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Ars Technica

    ... this would be one of the more extreme examples found so far of gene-culture coevolution-human culture shaping human genetics.

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  20. How our DNA may prevent bowel cancerRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual genetics, scientists report. "We've known for a long time that aspirin lowers the risk of bowel cancer, but we also know that not everyone gets the same degree of protection," said a co-author of a new paper.

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