Genetics

New genetic risk factors identify two distinct glioma subtypes

An international consortium of researchers led by Dr. Melissa Bondy, professor of medicine, associate director for population sciences at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center and McNair Scholar at Baylor College of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen described in anorexia

(HealthDay)—In a case report published online March 25 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, elevated serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) levels are observed in a male patient with anorexia nervosa (AN).

Oncology & Cancer

MED15 involved in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

(HealthDay)—The mediator subunit MED15 appears to be involved in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), according to a study published in the April issue of The American Journal of Pathology.

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer markers commonly used for routine surveillance

(HealthDay)—Breast cancer tumor markers are frequently used for routine surveillance in nonmetastatic breast cancer, and their use has been found to increase the number of diagnostic procedures performed as well as the ...

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