Lack of Genetic Testing in Ovarian Cancer Due to Slow Changes in Healthcare, Writer Says

Lack of Genetic Testing in Ovarian Cancer Due to Slow Changes in Healthcare, Writer Says
A blog post by Emma Smith at Cancer Research UK asks why all women diagnosed with ovarian cancer aren’t being genetically tested for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes — a simple procedure that could optimize treatment and prevent cancer in family members. The post, titled “All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing

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Magdalena holds an MSc in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and an interdisciplinary PhD merging the fields of psychiatry, immunology and neuropharmacology. Her previous research focused on metabolic and immunologic changes in psychotic disorders. She is now focusing on science writing, allowing her to culture her passion for medical science and human health.

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