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August 2019

Wilmot’s Triage Nurses Provide Critical Link for Patients and Their Teams

Wilmot’s Triage Nurses Provide Critical Link for Patients and Their Teams

Although most patients will never meet the triage nurses, this team is ready to help whenever patients and families call.

USPSTF Releases Recommendations on Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancers

USPSTF Releases Recommendations on Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancers

One local woman recently learned she has the BRCA2 mutation, after meeting with genetic counselors through Wilmot’s Hereditary Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction Program. In light of recent changes to the USPSTF recommendations, she shared her experience. 

Face to Face: Paula Vertino and Her Defining Moments

Face to Face: Paula Vertino and Her Defining Moments

Based partly on a love of Nancy Drew and Encyclopedia Brown books as a child, Paula Vertino, Ph.D., decided that detective work in a science lab was a perfect career option. Today, she is the Wilmot Distinguished Professor in Cancer Genomics and an international expert in epigenetics.