Leiomyosarcomas

Beth N. PeshkinTidbits

True or False: Most patients with leiomyosarcomas (LMS) have an inherited predisposition to these tumors. [Scroll to bottom for answer]                               … Read More

Thrombophilia and Plastic Surgery

userTidbits

Does screening for thrombophilia (with tests such as Factor V Leiden and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G variant) in patients undergoing plastic surgery for lower extremity free flaps improve outcomes? [Scroll for answer]         … Read More

ResearchKit Study Enrollment

userTidbits

Of the people who downloaded the mPower Parkinson’s research app, how many opted to shared their data? [Scroll to bottom for answer]                             … Read More

BRCA and Breast Conservation Therapy

Beth N. PeshkinTidbits

Are newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations candidates for breast conservation therapy (BCT)? [Scroll to bottom for answer]                           … Read More

Hormone Replacement Therapy and BRCA1

Beth N. PeshkinTidbits

Is it safe to prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to BRCA1 mutation carriers who have not had cancer for relief of menopausal symptoms due to elective oophorectomy? [Scroll to bottom of page for answer]   … Read More

Genetic Testing at Any Age

Beth N. PeshkinTidbits

Are some patients candidates for genetic testing simply based on the type of cancer and regardless of their age at diagnosis or family history?   [Scroll to bottom for answer]           … Read More

PSA Screening and BRCA2

Beth N. PeshkinTidbits

Might there a role for PSA in BRCA2 carriers? [Scroll to bottom for answer]                                       Although prostate … Read More