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Marking 25 Years of Progress in Blood and Marrow Transplantation

December 25, 2015

While major accomplishments in blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) were being made around the country, the first BMT program at Wake Forest Baptist came into view, a vision brought to life by David D. Hurd, MD.

BRCA Testing and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

January 13, 2015

Determination of BRCA1 and 2 mutation carrier status has become increasingly important. Estimates suggest that about 80% of breast cancers and 90% of ovarian cancers are sporadic; while only 5% to 10% of breast cancers are hereditary.