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Medicare to Cover Rosetta Genomics Diagnostic Test To Find Cancer of the Unknown Primary by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 11:59pm It’s about time for this test to be covered as it is important.  Way back in January of 2009 I interviewed the CCO of Rosetta and he explained what this test is.  You may have cancer in your lung for example, but it may not have originated there and this test will be able to identify if it by chance came from somewhere else in your body, which ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Sells Parkway Clinical Labs – Lab Facility Identifies Cancer of the Unknown Primary with Lung Tumors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 May 2009 10:43pm This is somewhat sad that the funds are not rolling in here, thus the sale of the their lab.  Back a few months ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer from Rosetta after the recent purchase.  You can read more at the link below, and I don’t think this type of testing will go away soon as they were abl ... Read on »
Genomics lab Opens in Huntington Beach – Cancer of the Unknown Primary with Breast Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 27 May 2009 10:50pm As cancer research and development grows, the research and development task to finding cancer of the unknown primary are growing.  I have written about Rosetta Genomics with lung cancer and their tests and now we have additional information potentially available from a lab in my back yard.  Thousands of people with cancer never know where their ... Read on »
Specialized Clinic Opens for Patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Sep 2013 12:00am It has been predicted that oncologists would soon define the scope of their practices on the basis not of the organ in which a tumor has arisen (e.g., lung, GI, hematopoetic) but rather on the genotype of a patient's cancer. For example, an oncologist might treat patients only with HER2/neu positive neoplasms. A ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Interview – microRNA for Diagnosing Lung Cancer Tumors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:20pm Tests to detect cancer of the unknown primary Rosetta Genomics – Today I had the opportunity to speak with and interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, at Rosetta to find out how microRNA is helping diagnose and treat cancer.   If you have been keeping up with the news of late, Rosetta in the last couple of weeks has had 3 pr ... Read on »
FDA Clears Hologic's MammoSite(R) Multi Lumen Radiation Therapy – Breast Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Sep 2009 6:03pm The Mammosite procedure has been approved for a few years and now the improved process with multi-lumen design has been approved by the FDA.  So far, procedures have been provided with a single lumen device.   The website has a lot of information and a video to explain further how it works.  The difference with the Mammosite and other seeding pr ... Read on »
Scientists suggest that cancer is purely man-made by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 11:38am Scientists suggest that cancer is purely man-made - 14 Oct 2010 Cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet, a study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested. The study of remains and literature from ancient Egypt and Greece and earlier periods – carried out at Manches ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Unveils Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic using MicroRNA Biomarkers by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Jan 2009 2:12am A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, at Rosetta regarding their recently released tests for tumors found in lung cancer to identify cancer of the unknown primary.  Just as with the lung cancer tests, the company is using microRNA biomarkers, obtained from a simple blood draw that w ... Read on »
New Blood Test Developed to Detect Lung Cancer – CPT Code and Available in the US by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Jun 2009 10:43pm The test was launched here in the US last week.  It does have a CPT code but the web pages sates they do not anticipate insurance coverage yet for the test so you are on your own for this one.   The NHS plans to have the test worked into their system within a year.  BD From the website: “EarlyCDT TM does have established, applicable CPT co ... Read on »
Teva to Distribute Three Rosetta Genomics Cancer Diagnosis Tests in Israel and Turkey by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:20pm If you read my interview with Rosetta earlier this week, you will know how important these tests are in diagnosing “cancer of the unknown primary”with lung cancer tumors.  In case you missed it, here’s the link below: Rosetta Genomics Interview – microRNA for Diagnosing Lung Cancer Tumors Rosetta Genomics– Today I had the opportunity to spe ... Read on »