Apr. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt University is already doing genetic analyses of patients to help in developing a shortlist of effective drugs, says Dr. William Schaffner, chairman of the department of preventive medicine at its medical school.
Dec. 15, 2011—Children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation or some forms of do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared to children of cancer survivors who did not receive such treatments.
Jan. 31, 2010—What if your doctor could tell by reading your genetic code which drugs were most likely to work for you, and which you should avoid, even before you try them? What if a “genetic biopsy” taken from your cancer could pinpoint the treatment most likely to kill the tumor, and with the fewest side effects?...