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October 07, 2021

The latest COVID-19 developments

Is the Delta variant more transmissible than other strains? The Delta variant has been shown to spread at a faster rate1 than other known SARS-CoV-2 variants and is much more infectious than the Alpha variant. Studies suggest that key genetic changes, such as the L452R mutation, may enhance the ability of the virus to infect human cells. The Delta variant replicates more efficiently in the body, leading to a viral load that can be... Read now

Case Study

May 18, 2021

Preventative Action Reduces Clotting Risk

The risk of blood clots is associated with many activities and health conditions, including smoking, long airline flights, birth control pills, diabetes, and cancer. It’s especially important to determine whether cancer patients have any additional conditions that further increase their likelihood of developing a blood clot. In this case study, when our cancer patient Bob developed symptoms consistent with a blood clot, we acted immediately. Read now

Case Study

April 19, 2021

Keeping a Close Watch on Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is scary. And when the cancer has spread to other places in the body, it is often considered incurable – even scarier. However, due to progress in cancer research over the last couple of decades, even cancers that have spread can go into remission or be managed more like a chronic disease. In these scenarios, it is incredibly important to use every tool in our cancer toolbox to monitor for disease progression or recurrence. Read now
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