Potentially life-saving genetic testing after cancer diagnosis underused

Allison W. Kurian, MD, M.Sc.Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Population Health Associate Chief, Division of Oncology Co-Leader, Population Sciences Program, Stanford Cancer Institute Director, Womens Clinical Cancer Genetics Program Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford, CA 94305-5405

06 June Potentially life-saving genetic testing after cancer diagnosis underused MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Doctor Kurian Allison W. Kurian, MD, M.Sc.Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Population HealthAssociate Chief, Division of OncologyCo-director, Population Sciences Program, Stanford Cancer InstituteDirector, Female Clinical Cancer Genetics ProgramStanford University School of MedicineStanford, Calif. 94305-5405 MedicalResearch.com: What is the background of … Read more

Shortages of cancer drugs in the United States are forcing doctors to ration life-saving treatments

Shortages of cancer drugs in the United States are forcing doctors to ration life-saving treatments

A critical shortage of cancer therapies is forcing thousands of patients to lose life-saving treatments, several major health organizations have warned. There are 14 cancer drugs listed in shortage by US regulators, including the generic chemotherapy drugs cisplatin and carboplatin, which are first-line treatments for many common types of cancer. Julie Gralow, chief medical officer … Read more