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CGX Screening for Melanoma

Melanoma is the most severe type of skin cancer. It only accounts for about one percent of all skin cancer types - there is four total - but it is responsible for a large quantity of skin cancer fatalities. Approximately 10 percent of patients with this condition have...

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What is Pharmacogenomic Testing?

Pharmacogenetics or pharmacogenomics is the study of how genes play a role in the body's response to particular medications. Genes, which are segments of DNA inherited from your parents, contain information that dictates some of your unique traits, such as eye color,...

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Sharks, Genetics, and a Cure for Cancer

The ocean's most vicious predator may soon hold the cure to one of man’s most vicious predators - cancer. It may sound like something out of a low-budget sci-fi movie, but researchers at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have made some fascinating discoveries. The...

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Cancer Genomics and Early Detection

Do you know how your genes play a role in the development of cancer? Below is a great video to learn more about cancer genomics and how genetic screening can be helpful in early detection. Cancer has many causes - environmental, lifestyle, aging, hereditary, and...

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