The Genomics Of Metastatic Cancer Explained: Advocacy In Action:

See on Scoop.itAdvocacy Action & Issues in Cancer

“Vital Options International presents Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: Genomics of Metastatic Cancer.

In this video, Shirley Mertz, President of Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, addresses the genomic testing in metastatic cancer from the perspective of a patient living with metastatic breast cancer.  Heinz-Josef Lenz, Chair, GI Oncology Program, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center explains a bit about the genomics of metastatic breast cancer and why those tumors need constant retesting.

This video was filmed at the 2013 American Society Of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, IL.

Part 1 of 2.

Heinz-Josef Lenz, M.D., FACP, is the Associate Director for Clinical Research and Co-Leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Lenz is Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Section Head of GI Oncology in the Division of Medical Oncology and Co-Director of the Colorectal Center at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.”

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