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June 22, 2022

What Chris Evert’s Story Can Teach the World about Genetic Testing

by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC; CEO, My Gene Counsel Tennis champion Chris Evert generously shared her family’s genetic testing story with the world last year, as Angelina Jolie did almost a decade before. Like Jolie’s story, Evert’s has the...

Do artificial sweeteners increase the risk of cancer?

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Do artificial sweeteners increase the risk of cancer?

A large study of adults in France suggests that artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of certain cancers. (posted 6/21/2022)
PARP inhibitor (niraparib) in patients with inherited or tumor PALB2 mutations in advanced solid tumors (PAVO)

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PARP inhibitor (niraparib) in patients with inherited or tumor PALB2 mutations in advanced solid tumors (PAVO)

PAVO is an open-label Phase II study investigating if the study drug, a PARP inhibitor called niraparib (Zejula), is safe and effective for certain people who have been diagnosed with an advanced solid tumor with...

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