Lyn Beamesderfer


Putting the Genome to Work in Breast Cancer

October 18th 2012

An interview with Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, discussing the clinical applications of genomic research on the near horizon that will enable more personalized therapy for patients at earlier stages of breast cancer.

Blanket Approach to RAI in PTC Patients May Not Be Necessary

September 21st 2012

A blanket approach to the use of radioactive iodine may not be necessary in many patients with papillary thyroid cancer provided they undergo expert total thyroidectomy first.

A Look Into the Future of Breast Cancer: A Conversation With Joyce A. O'Shaughnessy, MD

October 6th 2011

Leading breast cancer researcher Joyce A. O'Shaughnessy, MD, developed and chaired the 10th International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer, a 4-day interactive program.

ODAC Upholds Vote to Revoke Avastin's Breast Cancer Indication

June 29th 2011

An FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended Wednesday that the agency withdraw the breast cancer indication for Avastin.

Surgical Oncologists Typically Follow Treatment Guidelines

June 22nd 2011

A vast majority of Medicare patients with cancer are receiving appropriate surgical care that is in line with current treatment guidelines.

PSA Found to Be Highly Predictive of Long-Term Risk of Death From Prostate Cancer

May 18th 2011

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels can accurately predict the risk of developing metastasis or death from prostate cancer up to 30 years later