Oncology & Cancer

New genetic test can improve ovarian cancer treatment

A genetic test developed in a study at the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital identifies ovarian cancer patients who benefit from PARP inhibitors, a treatment option.

Genetics

Gene correction as a possible therapy for iron storage disease

Hereditary primary haemochromatosis is one of the most common inborn errors of metabolism in Europe. In this disorder, also known as iron storage disease, the body is overloaded with iron. The excess iron accumulates in organs ...

Oncology & Cancer

Leukemia treatment breakthrough for babies

Babies with leukemia could get an array of new treatments after scientists used genetic engineering to reproduce a gene defect found in the disease.

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