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Although mutations in a gene dubbed "the guardian of the genome" are widely recognized as being associated with more aggressive forms of cancer, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found evidence suggesting that the deleterious health effects of the mutated gene may in large part be due to other genetic abnormalities, at least in squamous cell head and neck cancers.
CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
CALGARY, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
Patients with cancer of the throat and who are positive for the Human Papilloma virus (HPV+) have a good prognosis, but until now the effect of being HPV+ on the prognosis of tumors located elsewhere in the head and neck was unknown.
CALGARY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
Two new studies have discovered that assessments of the human papillomavirus which test for a single DNA biomarker alone are a weak indicator for determining the risk of HPV-driven head and neck cancers.
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