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Genomics-guided brain tumor treatment

Several patients with recurring glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer, survived for more than a year in a clinical trial believed to be the first to use comprehensive DNA and RNA sequencing of a patient's tumor to inform treatment ...

Oct 26, 2017
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Tool helps assess risk for second breast cancer

Statisticians at The University of Texas at Dallas have developed an online tool to help breast cancer patients assess their risk of getting a second breast cancer, providing additional guidance for patients and their doctors ...

Oct 26, 2017
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Immune response to HIV virus linked to cancer mutations

"Our findings could change the way we treat cancer," said microbiology professor Linda Chelico. Her research, funded by the federal agency NSERC, was recently published in Nucleic Acids Research and a related project was ...

Oct 25, 2017
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Cancer research

Cancer research is basic research into cancer in order to identify causes and develop strategies for prevention, diagnosis, treatments and cure.

Cancer research ranges from epidemiology, molecular bioscience (bench research) to the performance of clinical trials to evaluate and compare applications of the various cancer treatment. These applications include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy, and combined treatment modalities such as chemo-radiotherapy. Starting in the mid-1990s, the emphasis in clinical cancer research shifted towards therapies derived from biotechnology research, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.

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