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Breast cancer and mastectomy: a review of the Angelina Jolie effect

24 September 2014

Since American actress, Angelina Jolie, confirmed her double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer "the risk of which was highlighted in her genetic genealogy",...

Breast cancer: debate on the generalisation of genetic screening

10 September 2014

On 3 September 2014, the scientific journal JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association – published the results of a study carried out between 1998...

Heading towards generalised genetic testing?

09 September 2014

An American Foundation, the Lasker Foundation "the prizes of which are viewed as 'American Nobel Prizes'" honoured several scientists on Monday including...

Medicine in the “big data” era

02 September 2014

American geneticist, Craig Venter will be embarking on his project entitled, “Discovering the secret of a long life” in January 2015. He revealed his ambition...


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