Dr. Abida on Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer

Wassim Abida, MD, PhD
Published: Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017



Wassim Abida, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, Developmental Therapeutics Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses genetic testing for patients with prostate cancer.

The process of genetic testing for patients is not complicated, but the difficulty is figuring out who should be tested and what specific genes should be investigated, explains Abida.

Genetic testing is very important because it can affect decisions regarding treatment and screening for patients with prostate cancer and their families, states Abida.
 


Wassim Abida, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, Developmental Therapeutics Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses genetic testing for patients with prostate cancer.

The process of genetic testing for patients is not complicated, but the difficulty is figuring out who should be tested and what specific genes should be investigated, explains Abida.

Genetic testing is very important because it can affect decisions regarding treatment and screening for patients with prostate cancer and their families, states Abida.
 



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Community Practice Connections™: Personalized Sequencing in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Bridging the Latest Evidence to the Bedside in Clinical ManagementAug 25, 20181.5
Community Practice Connections™: Precision Medicine for Community Oncologists: Assessing the Role of Tumor-Testing Technologies in Cancer CareNov 30, 20181.0
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