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Latest Multiple myeloma Stories

2013-09-18 15:26:41

Findings provide insights for new, targeted cancer therapies in clinical trials Researchers have discovered why multiple myeloma, a difficult to cure cancer of the bone marrow, frequently recurs after an initially effective treatment that can keep the disease at bay for up to several years. Working in collaboration with colleagues at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, researchers from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix were...

2013-08-19 13:11:48

A gene that helps control the aging process by acting as a cell's internal clock has been linked to cancer by a major new study. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, found a genetic variant that influences the aging process among four new variants they linked to myeloma – one of the most common types of blood cancer. The study more than doubles the number of genetic variants linked to myeloma, bringing the total number to seven, and sheds important new light on the...

2013-07-22 23:24:22

The update will result in improved patient prognoses, better informed patient care decisions and reduced costs. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Signal Genetics today announced that it has launched an update to its MyPRS gene expression assay for patients with Multiple Myeloma, which will improve patient prognoses, enable better informed patient care decisions, and ultimately reduce costs. Every MyPRS test performed now includes an analysis of an additional set of 813-genes within the patient’s...

2013-06-27 23:34:00

Cancer Support Community's expanded Cancer Experience Registry created to identify social and emotional needs of people living with multiple myeloma Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Cancer Support Community’s Research and Training Institute has added a focus on people living with multiple myeloma to its nationwide Registry today. According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be 22,350 new cases of multiple myeloma diagnosed in the U.S. this year. This type of...


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