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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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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Genetics linked to breast size and breast cancer risk

July 03, 2012
23andMe’s latest research paper, published in the journal BMC Medical Genetics, shows that genetic factors influence whether women have double As or double Ds. This might sound a bit frivolous at first but our research uncovered surprising connections between the genetics of breast size and the genetics of breast cancer.
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