cancer prevention and treatment http://wamc.org en John Schimenti – Cornell University http://wamc.org/post/john-schimenti-cornell-university <p>New research has found that a missing gene could be responsible for almost 28% of human breast cancer cases, that’s more than 60,000 cases a year in the U.S. and more than 383,000. The study on the NF1 gene, and its role in breast cancer, is from Cornell University. For more on the findings, WAMC’s Brian Shields spoke with the research paper’s senior author, John Schimenti, a professor of genetics at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Brian Shields 47257 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. Carl Atkins : 5/21/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-dr-carl-atkins-52112 <p>On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop is Dr. Carl Atkins, chief of the Division of Oncology and Hematology at St. Peter&rsquo;s Hospital, Albany.</p><p>Dr. Atkins earned his doctor of medicine degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He joins us to discuss cancer care and cancer prevention. WAMC&rsquo;s Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 39451 at http://wamc.org