Genetics

Single-cell sequencing leads to a new era of cancer research

BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, developed single-cell genome sequencing technology and published two research papers for cancer single-cell sequencing in the research journal Cell. In the papers, which were ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast density tied to specific types of breast cancer

Women with breasts that appear dense on mammograms are at a higher risk of breast cancer and their tumors are more likely to have certain aggressive characteristics than women with less dense breasts, according to a study ...

Oncology & Cancer

Patient, tumor characteristics for high-mitotic rate melanoma

A study in Australia examined patient and tumor characteristics for melanomas with higher mitotic rates (a marker of tumor cell growth) in an effort to increase earlier detection of this aggressive cancer in patients.

Oncology & Cancer

Pancreatic cancer clinical trial results released

The feasibility of selecting treatment based on individual molecular characteristics was demonstrated in a first-of-its kind pancreatic cancer clinical trial reported today by the Translational Genomics Research Institute ...

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