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23andMe and Genentech Expand Cancer Study

January 29, 2013
Last year 23andMe and Genentech launched an online study of metastatic breast cancer to learn more about what role genes might play in how a person responds to bevacizumab, also...
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Advocates for Women with Breast Cancer

August 07, 2012
In any big fight it helps to have someone in your corner and when it comes to breast cancer you want someone like Elyse Spatz Caplan and the people at...
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The Molecular Barcode of Cancer – Targeting Treatment to Patient

August 06, 2012
Changes in DNA Underlie Cancer Cancer develops when normal cells in the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably because of “mistakes” in the DNA code. DNA (a copy of which is...
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Incorporating Technology and DNA Testing into Clinical Trials

August 03, 2012
Many expensive clinical trials fail because the therapy causes harmful side effects in some or all participants or the drug isn’t effective across the board. Genetics may explain differences in...
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Participating in Genetic Research

August 02, 2012
Not all cancers are created equal. Ask anyone with metastatic breast cancer. For the 155,000 women in the United States living with this diagnosis, each day represents a constant fight...
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An Active Participant in Breast Cancer Research and in Life

August 01, 2012
Editors note June 2013: Suzan “Suzie” Mickey lost her battle with cancer earlier this month. An advocate for better treatments for women with metastatic breast cancer, Suzie inspired many with...
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Participating in Metastatic Breast Cancer Research

July 31, 2012
Earlier this year 23andMe and Genentech launched an online study of metastatic breast cancer to learn more about how genes might play a role in how a person responds to...
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Gaining Perspective on Metastatic Breast Cancer

May 08, 2012
A few of us from 23andMe attended the 6th Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer two weekends ago in Philadelphia. This national conference is put on by...
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Breast Cancer Research Goes Online

March 22, 2012
Clinical trials are often conducted at major hospitals and medical centers.    As you can imagine, it can be expensive to use hospital resources and take a large amount of...
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