Danger, revolution and preventive medicine

Almost all dogs are the same, right? All cats are just little dogs, right? Wrong – wrong – wronged! Of course, every veterinarian understands that each patient is special to its owner and unique as an organism, but do individual patients really need individualized care? Furthermore, is the veterinary profession at a point where true … Read more

Genetic testing creates opportunity and confusion for BRCA patients.

The past decade has seen a rapid expansion of genetic testing, including new tools to inform patients diagnosed with breast cancer about the risks of recurrence and to guide their treatment. But the clinical significance of many of the inherited mutations that can now be identified remains unclear, and experts are confused about when and … Read more