Oncology & Cancer

Set of genetic markers in lung cancer identified

Investigators at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health, have identified a set of new genetic markers that could potentially lead to new personalized treatments for lung cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Predicting mutated gene associated with melanoma

Although risk for melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, is often associated with ultraviolet light exposure, genetic factors are also at play, with some families being more prone to the disease than others.

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists identify a potential target to treat lung cancer

In cancer, personalized medicine takes advantage of the unique genetic changes in an individual tumor to find its vulnerabilities and fight it. Many tumors have a higher number of mutations due to a antiviral defense mechanism, ...

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