Genetic research diversifies beyond Europeans

Monday, December 4, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle, by Catherine Ho

The evening began with samosas and tea and a recitation of a verse from the Koran, first in Arabic, then in the English translation.Then, inside the banquet hall at Santa Clara’s Muslim Community Association, UCSF oncologist Pamela Munster asked the crowd of more than 100 Bay Area residents: “Who here is worried about having cancer? Who’s had anyone in the family who had cancer? Did you ever wonder why?” As a smattering of hands went up, Munster continued, “We’re hoping to provide some answers.” Read more.