Oncology & Cancer

New diagnostic tool for complex cancer cases

A new diagnostic tool is expected to result in better treatment of cancer that is difficult to diagnose. The tool was developed by cancer researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy and doctors at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, ...

Genetics

Genomics is disrupting the healthcare sector

Affordable, rapid DNA sequencing is causing a revolution in medicine and healthcare globally—and it's happening now, says Thomas Barlow (Barlow Advisory), the author of the landmark Garvan Global Genomics Report, which ...

Genetics

Breakthrough in detecting mutations in genomes of single cells

Einstein researchers have developed and validated a method for accurately identifying mutations in the genomes of single cells. The new method, which can help predict whether cancer will develop in seemingly healthy tissue, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovery of the genes responsible for esophageal cancer

A Japanese research group has discovered the genetic mutations responsible for esophageal cancer frequently found among Japanese people. They base their discovery on a genomic analysis of 144 Japanese esophageal cancer patients, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Genome sequencing helps determine end of tuberculosis outbreak

Using genome sequencing, researchers from the University of British Columbia, along with colleagues at the Imperial College in London, now have the ability to determine when a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak is over.

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