Effective cervical cancer screening initiative by Dartmouth researchers in Honduras identifies different human papillomavirus types than those in the U.S.
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Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, a professor of pathology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and director of the Laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Norris Cotton Cancer Center, has received the Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP).
Huffington Post via Techonomy – Quotes Gregory Tsongalis, professor of pathology, on the use of genome sequencing to improve patient care. Looking ahead, Tsongalis sees every indication that genome sequencing will become a mainstay in hospitals, and he thinks advances in the field will keep pouring in.
Using next generation DNA sequencing, Dartmouth scientists have identified potentially actionable mutations in cancers of the appendix. When specific mutations for a cancer type are identified, patients can be treated with chemotherapy or other targeted agents that work on those mutations.
Dartmouth researchers at its Norris Cotton Cancer Center have compiled a review of the role that information gathered through genetic testing plays in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.