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Adding genomics-based testing to standard patient evaluation process could drastically alter the recommended treatment program for women with endometrial cancer, as well as the classification of that form of cancerous tumor.
Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that a protein that transports sodium, potassium and chloride may hold clues to how glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer, moves and invades nearby healthy brain tissue.
ABTA Recognizes May as Brain Tumor Awareness Month Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month.
Cancer remains a medical mystery – despite all of the research efforts devoted to understanding and controlling it.
The most deadly form of "ovarian" cancer arises in the fallopian tubes – not the ovaries – of knockout mice that lack two genes associated with the disease.
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified a subtype of ovarian cancer able to build its own blood vessels, suggesting that such tumors might be especially susceptible to "anti-angiogenic" drugs that block blood vessel formation.
Ovarian tumors can be deadly - especially if gone undetected like so many are.
The nature of the connective tissue surrounding lung cancer nests can help predict the aggressiveness of squamous cell carcinoma.
Ovarian cancer kills nearly 15,000 women in the United States each year, and fewer than half of the women diagnosed with the disease survive five years.
Genetic signature associated with poor prognosis could lead to improved therapies.
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