Wednesday, November 25, 2009
BRCA1 5272-1G>A and BRCA2 5374delTATG are founder mutations of high relevance for genetic counselling in breast/ovarian cancer families of Spanish ori
BRCA1 5272-1G>A and BRCA2 5374delTATG are founder mutations of high relevance for genetic counselling in breast/ovarian cancer families of Spanish origin
World J Gastroenterol
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is an inherited, autosomal dominant disorder distinguished by hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract and pigmented mucocutaneous lesions. Prevalence of PJS is estimated from 1 in 8300 to 1 in 280 000 individuals. PJS predisposes sufferers to various malignancies (gastrointestinal, pancreatic, lung, breast, uterine, ovarian and testicular tumors).
Statement on the politicization of evidence-based clinical research
ACP urges Congress, the administration, and patient and physician advocacy groups to respect and support the importance of protecting evidence-based research by respected scientists and clinicians from being used to score political points that do not serve the public's interest.
Canadians demand better health care service | Canada | News | Toronto Sun:
"More and more, Canadians view themselves as consumers of health care, not mere patients."
"Half of those surveyed said they’d like access to a secure Internet site that lets them schedule doctors’ visits,
see their own medical records or order their own prescription refills."