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Bumrungrad International launches comprehensive genomic profiling for cancer treatment

Bumrungrad International Hospital, a private multiple-specialty medical centre founded 1980 in Bangkok, Thailand, announced the launch of FoundationOne CDx, the first broad companion diagnostic assay to be endorsed by the USFDA in 2017. FoundationOne CDx is a next generation sequencing-based in vitro diagnostic test that can detect genetic mutations in 324 genes and two genomic… Read More »

New York City launches $100 million universal health insurance program

FILE PHOTO: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference about Amazon’s headquarters expansion to Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York City, in New York, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City on Tuesday launched a $ 100 million health insurance program… Read More »

NFL Star Billy Austin Launches Cancer Organization (With Help From Beyoncé)

In 2014, days before his 39th birthday, William Dominic “Billy” Austin was diagnosed with Stage III non–Hodgkin lymphoma. Not long after that the former Indianapolis Colts player started an organization to help people with cancer who lack the transportation necessary to get to their appointments, Essence reports. Tackles4Cancer was born out of Austin’s own transportation… Read More »