News tagged with genetic alteration

Blood test could guide treatment for kidney cancer

A common enzyme that is easily detected in blood may predict how well patients with advanced kidney cancer will respond to a specific treatment, according to doctors at Duke Cancer Institute.

Aug 13, 2012
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Distinct molecular subtype of prostate cancer identified

A collaborative expedition into the deep genetics of prostate cancer has uncovered a distinct subtype of the disease, one that appears to account for up to 15 percent of all cases, say researchers at Weill Cornell Medical ...

May 20, 2012
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