Oncology & Cancer

Aggressive breast cancer linked to African ancestry

Weill Cornell Medicine investigators have identified definitive biological links between African ancestry and disease processes that affect an aggressive cancer type called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). Their analysis ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate tumor biology may be influenced by genetic ancestry

Certain genetic variants found in prostate tumors of men of African descent were associated with African ancestry, according to two studies presented at the 15th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities ...

Genetics

Novel gene for Alzheimer's disease in women identified

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder and the most common cause of dementia, affecting more than 5.8 million individuals in the U.S. Scientists have discovered some genetic variants that increase ...

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