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Starting in the mid-1990s, the emphasis in clinical cancer research shifted towards therapies derived from biotechnology research, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.
Flint-raised CEO pushing for at-home cancer tests in interview with Wall ...
Bay City Times
FLINT, MI – Kevin Conroy, CEO of Exact Sciences Corp., believes his company could change the way colon cancer is detected with the development of a working, at-home test to detect the cancer, called Cologuard. In a recent interview with the Wall Street ...
The Jewish Week
Commentary: Each woman is an individual when it comes to cancer screening
Some researchers recommend that women get mammograms annually after age 40. Others suggest the test is best if women receive it every other year starting at age 50. Still others assert that if a woman has a family history of breast cancer, it's really ...
A More Definitive Breast Cancer Test?
Screening is key in the fight against breast cancer
Local dealerships “go pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Controversy over breast cancer screening
Q: What's up with the controversy about breast cancer screening? A: Many factors must be considered to evaluate a screening test: - How common is the disease being screened for? The more common it is, the more people there are that potentially may ...
Less expensive colon cancer test can help save lives, study finds
A less intrusive, less expensive test can stretch limited funds for colon cancer screening and save more lives, according to a study conducted in part in South Carolina. Colonoscopies remain the gold standard for colon cancer screening, but the study ...
New prostate cancer test
THERE IS A NEW PROSTATE CANCER TEST AND PROMISES TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE WAY THE DISEASE IS DIAGNOSED AND COMBINES MRI AND ULTRASOUND IMAGES, CHANCE AT DETECTING CANS RR 80 TO 90%, HOW DOES IT WORK?
Getting tested can prevent colon cancer
When colon cancer is caught early, it has a 90 percent survival rate. Still, fewer than four in 10 (39 percent) of these cancers are discovered at the earliest, most treatable stage. The American Cancer Society says increasing colon cancer testing ...
Exact Sciences CEO Has High Hopes for At-Home Cancer Test
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Conroy, a lawyer who had helmed another company's development of a cervical cancer test, rebuilt Exact Sciences from the ground up. He joined forces with a Mayo Clinic scientist doing similar research; moved the company from Boston to Madison, Wis ...
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Genetic testing for cancer: What to know
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Experts can now use DNA analysis to determine whether someone has these harmful mutations, though testing is not routinely done on women of average risk. Typical red flags include: a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, usually diagnosed before ...
Testing for Cancer With a Single Blood Sample
People of certain ages or with certain risk factors know that they need regular cancer screening. Men over 50 often get prostate exams, the fair-skinned have moles checked annually and those with cancer in their family histories can opt to have genetic ...
Medicare Recommends $500 Reimbursement for Exact Sciences' Colon Cancer ...
MADISON, Wis. (TheStreet) -- Medicare officials are recommending a $502 reimbursement for Exact Sciences' (EXAS) Cologuard colon cancer screening test, according to a preliminary payment report issued Thursday night. If confirmed later this year, the ...
CMS agrees to pay for DNA colon-cancer screening test
Exact Sciences shares rise on cancer-test reimbursement
Exact Sciences' colon cancer screening test now covered by Medicare