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Treating the Growing Population of Centenarians

For about the past year, Priya Goel, MD, can be seen cruising around the island of Manhattan as she makes her way between visits to some of New York City’s most treasured residents: a small but essential group of patients born before the Empire State Building scraped the sky and the old Yankee Stadium had […]

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Online testing tool identifies people likely to benefit from genetic testing for inherited risk for certain cancers

An online tool developed by researchers and physicians at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute can accurately and rapidly identify people who should undergo testing for inherited genetic changes that raise the risk of developing certain cancers, a new study shows. The tool, known as PREMMplus, assesses whether an individual is likely to carry an inherited (or germline) […]