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Fulgent Diagnostics announces a clinical BRCA1/BRCA2 full gene sequencing test for $500. Temple City, California (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 In addition to
A study published in last month’s Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that women with the BRCA1 gene mutation may significantly reduce their chances of ovarian cancer if they have their ovaries
The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in the normal metabolic function of skeletal muscle.
COMBINING SCIENCE AND ART, THE SCULPTURE ECHOES THE OPTIMISM SURROUNDING RECENT BREAKTHROUGHS IN BREAST CANCER RESEARCH NEW YORK, Feb.
Brigham Young University scientists recently stumbled onto one potential tumor suppressor with an especially ominous name: Programmed Cell Death Protein 5 (aka PDCD5). What they found opens a new avenue for cancer researchers; in fact, the Journal of Biological Chemistry recognizes the work as their research paper of the week.
In laboratory experiments conducted on human cell lines at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, scientists have shown that people carrying certain mutations in two hereditary cancer genes, BRCA2 and PALB2, may have a higher than usual susceptibility to DNA damage caused by a byproduct of alcohol, called acetaldehyde.
Genetic counseling delivered over the telephone is as effective as face-to-face counseling, finds the largest randomized study to date comparing the two methods.
The US Supreme court ruled recently that the test patent is no longer valid causing pricing for Genetic testing to plummet. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) January
A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers suggests that activating the tumor suppressor p53 in normal cells causes them to secrete Par-4, another potent tumor suppressor protein that induces cell death in cancer cells.
A potential new cancer therapy works by “turning on” a powerful natural tumor suppressor. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 A new study published
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