Genetics

New gene for male infertility discovered

At least one in five cases of infertility remain unexplained. Male factors contribute to about half of these cases and, much of the time, men lack a specific causal diagnosis for their infertility. Researchers estimate that ...

Oncology & Cancer

Validation of an IHC screening tool for ROS1 gene rearrangements

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is an effective tool that can be used for identifying proto-oncogene 1 receptor tyrosine kinase (ROS1) gene rearrangements and screening patients for the administration of the targeted therapy crizotinib, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Better diagnosis for a rare syndrome

Understanding Li–Fraumeni syndrome (LFS)—a genetic disorder that substantially increases the risk of a young person developing cancer such as the bone cancer osteosarcoma—is a first step to improving diagnosis and counseling.

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