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News & Updates

A Conversation with James Patrick Solomon, M.D., Ph.D.

Jim Solomon is Assistant Director of the Clinical Genomics Laboratory and Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), and Assistant Attending Pathologist at NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP).

He grew up near Allentown, Pennsylvania and earned his undergraduate degree at Princeton University, his medical degree from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), and his doctorate from the Scripps Research Institute.

Jim now splits his time...

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Amazing things: Ronda Kotelchuck

How a patient and her doctor used precision medicine to fight aggressive uterine cancer

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New cancer drugs aim to offer alternatives to chemo

These medications represent an emerging way of treating certain cancers – by targeting tumors based on their genetic characteristics rather than their location in the body.

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New recommendations say not all women need genetic testing for cancer. Critics say it could cost lives

This U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft guidance, open to a month of public comment, is likely to stir a simmering medical debate over how widely genetic testing should be used to screen women for mutations that increase the risk of cancer.

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