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Making Advanced Cancer a Chronic Disease

“CANCER SPREAD” HAS SUCH dreadful implications. Having helped individuals with cancer for over three decades, discussions around metastases still shake me. Fortunately, age-adjusted death rates are...

Direct to Consumer, Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing provides people access to certain of their genetic information without necessarily involving a healthcare provider

The SERPINA1 Gene, serpin family A member 1

The SERPINA1 gene provides instructions for making a protein called alpha-1 antitrypsin, which is a type of serine protease inhibitor (serpin)

Hockey Fan Spots Melanoma

NOT JUST ANOTHER NIGHT AT a hockey game. The Canucks faced off against my Seattle Kraken. Sitting behind the arena glass, a young woman spies...