Oncology & Cancer

A new approach to detecting cancer earlier from blood tests: study

Cancer scientists led by principal investigator Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have combined "liquid biopsy", epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify ...

Oncology & Cancer

New insights into the epigenome of brain tumours

Brain cancer is the most common form of cancer amongst children and due to the large number of different types of brain tumours, a proper diagnosis is necessary for effective treatment. One EU-supported project has provided ...

Oncology & Cancer

Anti-myeloma agent opens for new treatment strategy

The tumour form multiple myeloma is very challenging to treat and is still considered incurable. In a recently published study in the scientific journal Oncotarget, researchers at Uppsala University show how inhibition of ...

Diabetes

Epigenomic alterations contribute to obesity-associated diabetes

Obesity is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, yet not all obese humans develop the disease. In a new study, researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and from the Institute of Health and Medical Research ...

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