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Roche’s Genentech targets cancer cells via video game with Tumor Quest

Roche’s Genentech’s latest innovation targets cancer cells—in a video game. Called “Tumor Quest,” the game is aimed at engaging people in an out-of-the-ordinary way to talk about tumor types and biomarker testing. The game begins with a short intro video about genomic profiling and testing, with players then able to choose from three different paths—non-specific,… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »