Hampel Discusses Failure to Test for Cancer Genes

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Heather Hampel, a genetic counselor at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks with Bloomberg's Robert Langreth about failures to administer tests for Lynch syndrome, an inherited disposition to contracting certain forms of colorectal and endometrial cancers. While genetic testing is becoming cheaper and more widespread, long-existing DNA tests are often overlooked for reasons ranging from doctors’ ignorance to financial incentives discouraging companies from marketing them. (Source: Bloomberg)

Bombardier Is an Excellent Company: Andre Desmarais
48:38 - One of Canada's most influential business executives says Bombardier is an "excellent company" and it may get bought out amid troubles. Andre Desmarais, president and co-CEO of Power Corporation of Canada, joined Bloomberg TV Canada's Pamela Ritchie to discuss Bombardier, security concerns in Europe and the future of news. (Source: Bloomberg)
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