Cancer News

Check It Out: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month (05/01/2017)

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Although the majority of skin cancers fall under basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (number of cases estimated to be around 5 million), most deaths are a result of melanoma which accounts for approximately 1% of cases. In 2016, the ACS estimates 76,380 …

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Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk (05/25/2016)

Counsyl launches oncology business unit, an expanded test to assess risk for inherited forms of cancer, and tools to improve genetic screening rates across the healthcare system Counsyl, a DNA testing and genetic counseling service, today announced its expansion into the oncology market, with a focus on advancing cancer risk screening and helping cancer prevention efforts. Counsyl’s … Continue reading "Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk"