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Brad Pitt is opening up about fiancée Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy after finding out she carried the BRCA-1 cancer gene. "Having witnessed this decision firsthand, I find Angie's choice, as well as many others like her,...
With all the talk about breast cancer, you’re bound to hear a few things that simply aren’t true. So, in an effort to help keep you informed, We’ve compiled a list of the most common myths about breast cancer that patients ask about....
This month you will likely see a lot of pink ribbons in celebration of breast cancer awareness month. Those ribbons are more than just decorations. Behind each one is a woman who has had to face the frightening diagnosis of breast cancer… and the...
Sharon Osbourne recently revealed that she has taken some major action to ensure that she doesn't get cancer again. It turns out that the "America's Got Talent" judge underwent a double mastectomy after discovering she carries a gene making her more...
America has always been a creative place, partly because the authors of the Constitution wanted it to be. Among the powers they granted Congress was the right "to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and...
In the course of our country's history, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has bestowed coveted protection on many strange and wondrous inventions: the three-legged pantyhose (in case one leg runs), the sealed, circular peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich,...
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
Jewish breast cancer survivors were among the people celebrating a recent United States Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously that patents cannot be held on naturally occurring human genes. The decision came in a case in which...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit, a decision that medical experts said will lead to more genetic testing for cancers and other diseases and to lower costs for...
The Hartford CourantThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to invalidate a Utah company's long-held patents on genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer is expected to result in the test's being more accessible to women, at a lower cost, experts say. The court's 9-0...
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday prohibited patents on naturally occurring human genes but allowed legal protections on synthetically produced genetic material in a compromise ruling hailed as a partial victory for...
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