In the medical world, after four decades, a local doctor has become famous for his progressive views on battling cancer.
Genetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.
Some physical traits, known as complex or polygenic traits, are regulated by more than one gene so studying them and trying to predict them can also be complex.
Ovarian cancer is one of the most frustrating forms of cancer because it is often detected so late in the process but a new genetic study holds promise for earlier detection.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough There have been numerous developments in the early detection and treatment of cancer in the past decade. Research in numerous areas –in particular genetic research–has yielded excellent results.