Author | Antonio C. Wolff, MD, FACP


Omics as Useful Tools in Clinical Practice: Are We There Yet?

March 15, 2013

Clinicians and bioinformatics experts must learn to speak the same language, starting with basic principles regarding analytical validity, clinical validity, and clinical utility. More than ever, a true partnership between clinical, laboratory, and bioinformatics scientists as part of a multidisciplinary team is needed to benefit our patients.

SABCS: Using Molecular Assays for Breast Cancer in the Clinic

December 04, 2012

To kick off SABCS 2012, we discuss the use of molecular testing for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer patients in the clinical setting with Dr. Antonio Wolff of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, one of the presenter's during the "Practical Use of Molecular Profiling" session at this year's symposium.

International Disparity in Breast Cancer Outcomes: The Time to Close the Gap Is Now

December 01, 2010

Breast cancer is a significant global health issue: An updated analysis by the International Agency for Research on Cancer estimated that there were 1.38 million new breast cancer cases diagnosed in 2008 and confirmed that it remains the most frequent cause of cancer death in women worldwide.

Pregnancy and Fertility With Breast Cancer: What Are the Options?

May 14, 2009

The management of breast cancer in women under the age of 40 continues to challenge oncologists despite many recent therapeutic advances. The higher rates of breast cancer recurrence and death in this cohort strongly correlate with unfavorable clinicopathologic features