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Latest Cowden syndrome Stories

2013-02-27 10:32:37

Lynch Syndrome is a heritable genetic mutation that causes colorectal, endometrial and other cancers.

2013-02-25 13:38:04

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a new so-called pseudogene that regulates the tumor-suppressing PTEN gene.

2012-03-08 06:12:15

We dream of a world where we can eat whatever we like and not worry about the consequences, like weight gain and health issues, and now we might be a step closer.

2012-03-06 23:05:23

In a perfect world, we could eat to our heart's content without sacrificing our health and good looks, and now it appears that maybe we can.

2012-02-14 11:43:24

An international study led by the University of Melbourne has provided a clearer understanding of the cancer risks associated with the genetic mutation Lynch syndrome, a finding that could lead to earlier detection of a wide range of cancers in sufferers.

2011-10-17 13:01:41

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic have discovered that a gene – known as an androgen receptor (AR) – is found in both prostate and breast cancers yet has opposite effects on these diseases.

2011-06-06 08:00:10

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a mutant gene, which was long thought to accelerate tumor growth in thyroid cancer patients, actually inhibits the spread of cancerous cells.

2011-01-10 14:04:38

Researchers have discovered a method for more precise identification of individuals who should undergo testing for genetic mutations of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN, which associates with a variety of conditions including several types of cancers.

2010-03-30 13:52:42

An important gene that normally protects the body against cancer can itself cause a variety of cancers depending on the specific mutation that damages it

2009-04-07 09:16:10

Scientists know a protein gene called PTEN is a major tumor-suppressor. When it’s reduced or mutated, cancers can grow.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).